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Christie No.: 282
Country: Great Britain
Site: Durham: Collection, Ushaw College
Object Type: Burse
Date: second half 15c.
Subject Terms:
Jesse: Tree
Plant: Grapevine



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Bibliography: London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of English Embroidery (1905), p. 71; pl. XXV

Notes: Fragment of Jess Tree showing David playing harp. There is a red satin border with the sacred monogram "IHS" the date 1658, and the name "AGNES MEYNELL" in silver thread.