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Database No.: 226
Name of Work: Whalley Abbey Vestment
Country: Great Britain
Site: Burnley: Museum, Towneley Hall
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: c. 1415 - 1439
Dimensions: h. 130cm, w. 86cm (h. 51.2 in., w. 33.9)
Subject Terms:
Christ: Flight into Egypt

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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 46 no. 102

Lisa Monnas 'Opus Anglicanum and Renaissance Velvet: the Whalley Abbey Vestments' Textile History, 25 (I), (1994), 3-27

Notes: Detail, front of chasuble.

Dimensions are for entire chasuble.

Photo: Towneley Hall Museum