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Christie No.: 240
Country: Great Britain
Site: Private Collection
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: 1440 - 1470
Dimensions: h. 24cm, w. 10.6cm (h. 9.5 in., w. 4 in.)
Subject Terms:
Aetheldreda of Ely
Ebba, Abbess
Virgin Mary: Infancy, Instruction



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 51 no. 124

Notes: Fragment.
Dimensions are for individual orphrey panels. The second panel may be Anna instructing the young Virgin Mary, or Abbess Ebba instructing Aetheldreda.