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Christie No.: 236
Country: Great Britain
Site: Burnley: Museum, Towneley Hall
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: 1430 - 1460, 1500 - 1538
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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 50 no. 119

Tonkin, L., "Insights into the Production of Opus Anglicanum: An Object Analysis of Two Panels from the Pillar Orphreys on the Whalley Abbey Altar Frontal," Textile History, XLIII (2012 ), pp. 83-89; figs. 1-4.2

Lisa Monnas 'Opus Anglicanum and Renaissance Velvet: the Whalley Abbey Vestments' Textile History, 25 (I), (1994), 3-27

Notes: Three orphreys of two different dates, attached to a later altar frontal.