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Database No.: 106
Scene No.: 2
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, orphrey
Date: late 14c.
Dimensions: h. 35cm, w. 16.5cm (h.13.75in, w. 6.5in)
Subject Terms:
Joachim: Annunciation

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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of English Ecclesiastical Embroideries of the XIII. to XVI. Centuries (1930), p. 31; pl. XXIII

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 196-198, no. 106; pl. CLVII; fig. 153

Notes: Detail, Joachim: Annunciation

One of sixteen individual panels from an orphrey; dimensions of the panels vary.

Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1892.