Chasuble by Unknown Artist

A pre-Reformation embroidery featuring two figures and embroidered orphreys, angels and floral motifs.

Details

Medium:
Wool & gilt thread on a silk ground
Dimensions:
137 x 76 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,322)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Parish of Central Exeter

It was mounted on a 20th century silk damask in the early 1970s.

Provenance

A nunnery in France before 1900; Rev W H Oxley; bequeathed to St. Olave's church, Exeter, 1924.

Venue details

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery Queen Street, EXETER Devon EX4 3RX 01392 665858 www.rammuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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