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Database No.: 87
Name of Work: Steeple Aston Cope
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, cope
Date: early 14c.
Subject Terms:
Apostle, Andrew: Crucifixion (Martyrdom)
Apostle, Bartholomew
Apostle, Peter: Crucifixion (Martyrdom)
Christ: bearing Cross
Christ: Crucifixion
Lawrence of Rome
Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon
Stephen Protomartyr: Stoning (Martyrdom)
Virgin Mary: Coronation

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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 161-164 no. 87; pls. CXIV-CXIX; fig. 134

Notes: Reconstructed from altar frontal and dossal. This record is for the dossal.

See Diagram record for full notes and bibliography.