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Silk, satin damask; embroidered with polychrome silk and gold metallic threads (on an orange silk core); linen backing; damask lining. Within a mandorla in the image of the Virgin Mary; she holds the Christ Child and stands on a crescent moon. The garments of the figures are made of red, blue...

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Society of the Sisters of Bethany; may have been designed by Sir J. Ninian Cowper (1864-1960)

Credit Line

Gift of the Society of St. John the Evangelist, Cambridge, Mass.

English (London (Lloyd Square)), about 1930

Object Place

London, Lloyd Square, England

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts