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Small Capital

Limestone fragment. Capital is top of a colonette originally framing a relief. It shows, beneath a polygonal plinth with strong moldings, a row of trefoil leaves growing upward.

Provenance

1942, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

French, Medieval (Gothic), 13th century

Accession Number

42.189

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Architectural elements