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Christie No.: 61
Country: France
Site: Lyons: Museum, Musée des Tissus
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: 1315 - 1335
Dimensions: h. 148cm, w. 35cm (h. 58in, w. 14in.)
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Bibliography: De Farcy, L., Broderie (1890), I, p. 127; II, pl. 41

Migeon, G., Arts du tissu (1909), p. 138; fig. p. 135

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 114-116 (no. 61); pls. LXV, LXVI; fig. 104

Schuette, M., & Müller-Christensen, S., Das Stickereiwerk (1963), pp. 16, 31; pl. V

Ottawa, National Gallery, Art and Courts (1972), I, p. 169 (94); II, pls. 123A, 123B

Brel-Bordaz, O., Broderies d'ornements liturgiques, XIIIe-XIVe siècle (1982), pp. 156-159 (cat. 8); color pls. XIV, XV

Lyons, Musée Historique des Tissus, Guide des collections (2010), p. 124; fig. p. 124

Notes: Acquistion of Frédéric Spitzer in 1891 (possibly from former Salzburg Cathedral cope).