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Database No.: 58
Country: Italy
Site: Anagni: Cathedral, S. Maria, Treasury
Object Type: Vestment, cope
Date: 13c.
Dimensions: h. 107cm, w. 118cm (h. 42in, w. 46in)
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Diagram (Christie)

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Bibliography: Barbier de Montault, X., "Vêtements ecclésiastiques," Annales archéologiques, XVII (1857), pp. 271-273

De Farcy, L., Broderie (1890), I, p. 126; II, pl. 36 (1)

Sibilia, S., "Tesoro della cattedrale di Anagni," Arte cristiana, XII (1924), pp. 1-4; figs. pp. 3, 5

Christie, A., "Reconstructed Embroidered Cope at Anagni," Burlington Magazine, XLVIII (1926), pp. 67-77; pls. I-III

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 104-110, (no. 58); pl. LIX; figs. 95, 98-100

Mortari, L., Tesoro della Cattedrale di Anagni (1963), cat. 10; pp. 32-33; figs. 39-42

Notes: Reconstructed cope from fragments embodied in two dalmatics as recorded in Christie (1938). Evelyn Thomas has seemingly pictured the dalmatics in a deconstructed state possibly as the Christie reconstruction.