Altar Frontal by Charles Eamer Kempe

Altar Frontal from the Church of St Agnes, Liverpool.


Embroidered silk
274 x 99 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,125 ( Total: £12,500)
Acquired in:
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.


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

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World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393

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