Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 143
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Altar frontal
Date: 1535 - 1555
Dimensions: h. 82.6cm, w. 205.7cm (h. 32.5 in., w. 81 in.)
Subject Terms:
Katherine Stafford
Bird: Swan
Donor, Female: Katherine Stafford
Figure, Female
Heraldry, English
Heraldry, English: Bohun of Hereford
Heraldry, English: Stafford

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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), pp. 61-62 no. 162

Notes: Original use of the embroideries, appliqued to velvet, is uncertain.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London