Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 15
Country: Great Britain
Site: Canterbury: Cathedral, Christ Church
Object Type: Garment, buskin
Date: 1170 - 1200
Dimensions: h. 53.3cm (h. 21 in.)
Subject Terms:
Bird: Eagle

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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), p. 57 no. 15; pl. X

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 14 no. 6

Notes: Found in tomb at Canterbury Cathedral, possibly that of Hubert Walter, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1193-1205.