Altar Frontal by Charles Eamer Kempe

Altar Frontal from the Church of St Agnes, Liverpool.

Details

Medium:
Embroidered silk
Dimensions:
274 x 99 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,125 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
1986
Vendor:
St Agnes & St Pancras Parish, Liverpool Diocese

Christ in Majesty enthroned with three angels on either side playing medieval musical instruments. They stand on a flowery meadow between palm trees. The ground is of ivory silk satin and the colours of the embroidery are red, yellow, blue and gold. Precious and semi-precious stones are worked in.

Provenance

Parish of St Agnes and St Pancreas & Diocese of Liverpool.

Venue details

World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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