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Christie No.: 286
Country: Great Britain
Site: Private Collection
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble
Date: c. 1474
Subject Terms:
Heraldry, English: Clare
Bird: Swan
Flower: Columbine
Flower: Forget-me-not
Heraldry, English: Stafford



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Bibliography: London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of English Embroidery (1905), p. 73; pl. XXVI, no. 1

Notes: Detail of pillar-orphrey, on front of the chasuble.

The brocade is more recent.

Last known location, collection of Colonel J.E. Butler-Bowdon.