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Christie No.: 268
Name of Work: Brewers' Pall
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Collection, Worshipful Company of Brewers
Object Type: Pall
Date: 1490 - 1538
Dimensions: w. 208.3cm (w. 82 in.)
Subject Terms:
Plant: Barley



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 58 no. 151

Notes: Dimensions are for length of panel.

Heraldry incorporates that of the patron saint, Thomas Becket, showing heraldry for the archbishop of Canterbury, that of Becket's family, and finally that of the brewers.

Reproduced with the kind permission of the Worshipful Company of Brewers