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Society of the Sisters of Bethany. Gold ground; appliqués of polychrome embroidery. Left to right: ship, fortress, fleur de lys, MR, star, covered vessal and castle. Embroidery and silver and gold metallic thread couching. Fringed. Attached to white linen altar cloth. Condition: good; wear along...

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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


193.36 cm (76 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen, silver; embroidery, Parament (cross-reference embroidery), couching, appliqué


Textiles and Fashion Arts