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Database No.: 222
Country: United States
Site: Providence: Museum, Rhode Island School of Design
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble
Date: 14c.
Dimensions: h. 124.5cm, w. 64.8cm
Subject Terms:
Christ: Betrayal and Arrest
Apostle, Peter: cutting off Ear of Malchus

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Bibliography: Casey, D., "An Embroidery of Medieval England," Bulletin of the Rhode Island School of Design, XXII (1934), pp. 27-30; 2 figs.

RISD exhibitions:
Cloth of Kings. January 25-February 24, 1985.
Ceremonial Costumes. September 13-October 14, 1973.

Notes: Probably taken from cope, sewn on back of chasuble. Acquired through the Mary B. Jackson Fund, 1931.

Photography by Erik Gould, courtesy of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence.