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Christie No.: 33
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, British Museum
Object Type: Garment, buskin
Date: 1220 - 1250
Dimensions: h. 45.1cm, w. 36.8cm (h. 17.75 in., w. 14.5 in.)
Subject Terms:
King
Jesse: Tree



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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 68-69 no. 33; pls. XX, XXII C

Johnstone, P., High Fashion in the Church (2002), p. 37; fig. 30

Notes: From the tomb of Walter de Cantelupe, Bishop of Worcester, 1236-1266. Possibly part of Jesse tree showing ancestors of Christ.

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