Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 31
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, alb, apparel
Date: early 13c.
Dimensions: h. 36cm, w. 18cm (h. 14.5in, w. 7in)
Subject Terms:
Apostle, Peter
Apostle, Philip
Apostle, Simon
Christ and Four Beasts

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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 66-67 no. 31, pls. XIXB

Notes: Fragment. Possibly Sicilian or English in origin. Similar band found in the Museum für Kunst und Industrie, Vienna.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London

From the Bock Collection.