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Christie No.: 260
Country: Iceland
Site: Reykjavik: Museum, National Museum of Iceland
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: 1360 - 1390
Dimensions: h. 100.1cm, w. 62.2cm (h. 39.4in, w. 24.5in)
Subject Terms:
Apostle, Peter
Apostle, Andrew
Clergy, Archbishop
Virgin Mary and Christ Child



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 45 no. 97

Notes: Front of chasuble. Orphrey panel from early 16c. and possibly Flemish.

From the cathedral of Skáholt, southern Iceland.

Photo courtesy the repository, National Museum of Iceland.