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Christie No.: 155
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: 1460 - 1490
Dimensions: h. 53cm, w. 25cm (h. 21in, w. 9.75in)
Subject Terms:
Longinus of Jerusalem



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Bibliography: Riggisberg, Abegg Collection, Mittelalterliche Textilien III: Stickerei bis um 1500 und figürlich gewebte Borten (2012), pp. 169-177 no. 31; figs. pp. 170-173, 176

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum's Textile Collection: Embroidery in Britain, 1200-1750 (1993), p. 23 (no. 20); pl. 20 (Longinus the Soldier)

Notes: Longinus of Jerusalem proclaiming Christ.

See related work in Riggisberg, Abegg-Stiftung Museum.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London