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Christie No.: 12
Name of Work: Vestments worn by Thomas à Becket
Country: France
Site: Sens: Cathedral, St.-Etienne, Treasury
Object Type: Vestment, amice, apparel
Date: early 13c.
Dimensions: h. 68.5cm, w. 9.5cm (h. 27in, w. 3.75in)
Subject Terms:
Ornament
Animal, Fantastic
Tree



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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), p. 56 (no. 12); pl. IX(C) and (D)

Notes: The end of each band is decorated with pair of rampant beasts flanking a tree.

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