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Christie No.: 95
Scene No.: 1
Name of Work: Cope of Pope Pius II
Country: Italy
Site: Pienza: Museum, Museo Diocesano
Object Type: Vestment, cope
Date: 1315 - 1335
Dimensions: h. 164cm, w. 350.5 (h. 64.5in, w. 138in)
Subject Terms:
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, met by Olybrius
Animal
Animal, Fantastic
Bird
Bird: Partridge
Ornament



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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 176-183 (no. 95); pls. CXXXIX-CXLII; figs. 2, 4, 28, 31, 143-147

Notes: Orphrey and border are decorated with birds, animals and fantastic animals.

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