Venetian altar-frontal embroidered with the Coronation of the Virgin with 12 angels in centre and the saints to either side.

On the reverse; S.S.Querinus, Peter, John the Evangelist, John the Baptist, Paul, and Gaudentius.

Provenance

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.




Exhibitions at V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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