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Database No.: 52
Country: United States
Site: New York: Museum, Metropolitan Museum
Object Type: Vestment, alb, apparel
Date: late 13c.
Dimensions: h. 8 in., w. 2 ft. 6 in.
Subject Terms:
Apostle, James Major
Apostle, Peter

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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 96-97 (no. 52); pl. L (A); fig. 90

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Notes: Each apostle within architectural frame, six escutcheons (Hastings, Earl of Arundel, England, Castille-Léon, Clare, and De Vere) in arch spandrels (6-11); crescent moon and stars in background.