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Christie No.: 255
Country: Great Britain
Site: Private Collection
Object Type: Altar band
Date: 1480 - 1538
Dimensions: h. 17.8cm, w. 172.7cm (h. 7 in., w. 68 in.)
Subject Terms:
Monogram: Individual Form, Jesus Christ
Evangelist: Symbol, John
Ornament



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 56 no. 144

Notes: The altar band is composed of fragments likely cut from a larger object, possibly a vestment.