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Christie No.: 236
Country: Great Britain
Site: Burnley: Museum, Towneley Hall
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: 1430 - 1460
Subject Terms:
Saint, Female
Apostle, Andrew



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 50 no. 119

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

Notes: Detail, one of three orphreys attached to a later altar frontal.

Photo: Towneley Hall Museum