The Grandisson Orphreys by Medieval

Two panels, Linen embroidered in silver gilt and coloured silks.

Details

Category:
Religious
Medium:
Linen,silver gilt, silk thread
Art Fund grant:
£50,000 ( Total: £250,000)
Acquired in:
1995
Vendor:
Executor's of the Marquess of Bute

They show half figures of saints in barbed quatrefoils. 1) 152 x 23 cm. 2) 170 x 23 cm.

Provenance

John Grandisson Bishop of Exeter. By 1896 'an American Collector'. By 1905 4th Marquess of Bute; by descent to the vendor.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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