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Christie No.: 88
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: 1329 - 1354
Dimensions: h. 26cm, w. 26.7cm (h. 10 1/4 in., w. 10 1/2 in.)
Subject Terms:
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Clergy, Pope
Edward the Confessor
Heraldry, English



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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 164-165 no. 88; pl. CXX, CXXI

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 40 no. 81

Notes: Fragments of an orphrey were made into a set of kneeling cushions.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London