Opus Anglicanum - The Evelyn Thomas Database of Medieval English Embroidery

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Database No.: 63
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: 1275 - 1305
Dimensions: h. 102.9cm, w. 17.8cm (h. 40.5 in., w. 7 in.)
Subject Terms:
Full view
Christ: Crucifixion
Christ: Nativity
Christ: Presentation
Magi: Adoration
Virgin Mary: Annunciation
Virgin Mary: Assumption

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Bibliography: De Farcy, L., Broderie, Suppl. II (1919), p. 153; pl. 194(2)

Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 118-120 no. 63; pls. LXX, LXXI; figs. 107-109

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), p. 34 (cat. 60)

Ottawa, National Gallery, Art and Courts (1972), I, pp. 168 f. (93); II, pls. 122, 122A, 122B

Notes: Formerly in the Collection of George Saville Seligmann. Acquired by the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1922.