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Apparel of an Amice

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Apparel of an amice. Long narrow rectangular band of linen lined with coarser linen. The face shows a pattern of seven tangent roundels, with supplementary ornaments, defined by red lines, needle holes and traces of gold thread. At the points of tangency between adjacent circles and between...

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Frederick Brown Fund

Possibly English, 12th century

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52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: L: 20 3/4; W: 3 1/2 in.

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Medium or Technique

Gilt yarns on linen


Textiles and Fashion Arts