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Database No.: 79
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Burse
Date: 1300 - 1320
Dimensions: h. 24cm, w. 25cm (h. 9.5in, w. 10in)
Subject Terms:
Christ: Crucifixion
Cross: rough-hewn

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Bibliography: Victoria and Albert Museum, Review of the Principal Acquisitions (1920), p. 86; pl. 23

Christie, A., "New Early English Embroidery at the Victoria and Albert Museum," Burlington Magazine, XXXIX (1921), pp. 8-10; pl. p. 8

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 152-153 (no. 79); pl. CVI

Reinecke, H., "Der Wandermeister des Kasseler Willehalm," Wallraf-Richartz Jahrbuch, X (1938), pp. 52-53; fig. 28

Notes: Probably front of a burse.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London