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Database No.: 45
Name of Work: Uppsala Cope
Country: Sweden
Site: Uppsala: Cathedral, Treasury
Object Type: Vestment, cope
Date: third quarter 13c.
Dimensions: h. 146cm, w. 312cm (h. 57.5 in., w. 123 in.)
Subject Terms:
Diagram (Christie)

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Bibliography: Christie, A., "Uppsala Cope," Burlington Magazine, XLV (1924), pp. 273-280; pls. I, II

Branting, A., & Lindblom, A., Medieval Embroideries and Textiles in Sweden (1932), I, pp. 89-95; vol. II, pls. 125-128

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 79-81, no. 45; pls. XXXII-XXXV; fig. 80

Geijer, A., Textile Treasures of Uppsala Cathedral (1964), pp. 13, 23-25; pls. 3-6

Guennol Collection, I (1975-), pp. 250-251

Notes: The cope may be either English or French in origin.