Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 156
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble
Date: 1434 - 1445
Dimensions: h. 119cm, w. 86cm (h. 47in, w. 34in)
Subject Terms:
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Heraldry, Decorated: Bear
Heraldry, Decorated: Griffin
Heraldry, English: Beauchamp of Warwick
Heraldry, English: Clare
Heraldry, English: Despenser
Heraldry, English: Montacute
Heraldry, English: Monthermer
Heraldry, English: Neville, Earl of Salisbury
Heraldry, English: Newburgh

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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 50 cat. 118; pl. 22

Notes: Chasuble with orphreys subsequently mutilated and altered.

This record contains all of the heraldry in the arms of the cross.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London