Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 91
Country: United States
Site: Washington: Collection, Dumbarton Oaks
Object Type: Panel
Date: c. 1320 - 1340
Dimensions: h. 55.72cm, w. 56.2cm (h. 21 15/16 in., w. 22 1/8 in.)
Subject Terms:
Lawrence of Rome
Evangelist, Matthew
Evangelist: Symbol, John
Evangelist: Symbol, Luke
Evangelist: Symbol, Mark
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, transfixing Dragon
Mask: Animal

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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 171-172 no. 91; pl. CXXX

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), pp. 35-36 no. 68

Notes: Fragment of two pieces of a larger work sewn together, possibly from altar frontal or dossal.

Photo credit: House Collection, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, D.C.