Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 274
Country: Great Britain
Site: Tisbury: Chapel
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble
Date: 1475 - 1525
Dimensions: h. 127cm,, w. 86.7cm (h. 50 in., w. 34 in.)
Subject Terms:
Heraldry, Decorated: Portcullis
Heraldry, Decorated: Pomegranate
Heraldry, Decorated: Rose

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Bibliography: London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 55 no. 138

Notes: Detail of heraldic decoration showing the pomegranate of Catherine of Aragon, and the portcullis and rose of the Tudors, possibly referring to the marriage of Arthur, Prince of Wales, and Catherine of Aragon; orphreys are Flemish.