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A saint dressed as a deacon, and holding in his hands a book, a stick, with a loop on each side, [inscription] in a niche with a round arch is couched with white, blue, brown, yellow and green silk, black and red wool and silver thread, made by winding linen thread with silvered-gold beaters'...

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Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge, Jr. and Otis Norcross Fund

Flemish or French, 15th–16th century

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Medium or Technique

Linen, silk and Wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts