Venetian altar-frontal embroidered with the Coronation of the Virgin with 12 angels in centre and the saints to either side.
Embroidered altar-frontal by Unknown Artist, 13001400
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- Silk & gold thread
- 113 x 52 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £8,000)
- Acquired in:
- Bernheimer, Munich
On the reverse; S.S.Querinus, Peter, John the Evangelist, John the Baptist, Paul, and Gaudentius.
Sold in 1930 from the 12th century cathedral of Krk, formerly Veglia, near the Italian-Yugoslav frontier, the iconography suggests it was for the high altar there.