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Christie No.: 171
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Seal-bag
Date: 1160 - 1300
Dimensions: h. 7.6cm, w. 12.7cm (h. 3in, w. 5in)
Subject Terms:
Cross
Ornament



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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 13 (no. 5)

Notes: "Stylistically related to the vestments of St. Thomas of Canterbury and Archbishop Hubert Walter" - King, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 13

Formerly in the collection of Rev. J. Harvey Bloom who gave it to the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1911.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London