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Christie No.: 51
Country: Italy
Site: Rome: Museum, Musei Vaticani, Museo Sacro
Object Type: Vestment, cope
Date: 1280 - 1299
Dimensions: h. 138cm, w. 310cm (h. 54.5in, w. 122in)
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Bibliography: Lindblom, A., "English Embroidery in the Vatican," Burlington Magazine, XXXIX (1921), pp. 121-128; pls. I-II

Lee, R., "English Gothic Embroidery in the Vatican," Memorie della Pontificia Accademia romana di archeologia, III (1932-1933), pp. 1-34; figs.

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 94-96 (no. 51); pls. XLVI-XLIX; fig. 89

Rome, Musei Vaticani, Museo Sacro, Tessuti (1942), pp. 59-60; pls. LVI-LVIII

Rickert, M., Painting in Britain: The Middle Ages (1954), pp. 151-152; pl. 138B

Brieger, P., English Art 1216-1307 (1957), pp. 211-212; pl. 79 (b)

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 20 no. 32; fig. p. 20; pl. 3

Schuette, M., & Müller-Christensen, S., Das Stickereiwerk (1963), p. 32; fig. 104

Ottawa, National Gallery, Art and Courts (1972), I, p. 113

New York, Metropolitan Museum, Vatican Collections (1982), pp. 38-39 no. 9; figs. pp. 38, 39

Morgan, N., "Opus Anglicanum nel tesoro pontifico," Gotico europeo in Italia (1994), p. 302; figs. 11-13