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Database No.: 287
Country: Great Britain
Site: Private Collection
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble
Date: 15c.
Subject Terms:
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Joachim and Anna: at Golden Gate
Virgin Mary: Birth
Virgin Mary: Presentation

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Bibliography: London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of English Embroidery (1905), p. 76; pl. XXVII, no. 1

Notes: On the back are depicted Virgin Mary: Espousal; Joachim and Anna: Espousal, and Joachim: offerings rejected.

The brocade is of a more recent date.

Last known location Mr. W. Gordon-Canning.