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Christie No.: 225
Name of Work: Whalley Abbey Vestment
Country: Great Britain
Site: Burnley: Museum, Towneley Hall
Object Type: Vestment, dalmatic, orphrey
Date: 1390 - 1420
Dimensions: h. 119.5cm, w. 128.5cm (h. 47 in., w. 50.6 in.)
Subject Terms:
Joachim and Anna: Marriage



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 46 no. 102

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

Notes: Detail, front of dalmatic.

Dimensions are for entire dalmatic.

Photo: Towneley Hall Museum