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Christie No.: 78
Name of Work: Lateran Cope
Country: Italy
Site: Rome: Museum, Musei Vaticani, Pinacoteca
Object Type: Vestment, cope
Date: c. 1340 - 1360
Dimensions: h. 159cm, w. 367cm (h. 62.5in, w. 132.5in)
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Branting, A., & Lindblom, A., Medieval Embroideries and Textiles in Sweden (1932), I, p. 97; II, pl. 141(C)

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 149-152 no. 78; pls. CII-CV; fig. 129

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), pp. 40-41 no. 83

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