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Christie No.: 226
Name of Work: Whalley Abbey Vestment
Country: Great Britain
Site: Burnley: Museum, Towneley Hall
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: c. 1415 - 1439
Dimensions: h. 130cm, w. 86cm (h. 51.2 in., w. 33.9)
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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 46 no. 102

Monnas, L., "Opus Anglicanum and Renaissance Velvet: The Whalley Abbey Vestments," Textile History, XXV (1994), pp. 3-27; figs. 2, 8; diagram 6

Notes: View of back of chasuble.

Dimensions are for entire chasuble.

Photo: Towneley Hall Museum