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Ecclesiastical stole

Ecclesiastical stole

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    second half 13th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

  • Museum number:

    142-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Ecclesiastical stoles were long narrow scarves worn around the neck by Christian clergy, they usually fell to the knee or lower. This stole is an example of shaped tablet-weaving and shows a lozenge and fretwork pattern, in silk and silver-gilt.

Physical description

Ecclesiastical stole of shaped tablet weaving and lozenges with fretwork pattern, in silk and silver-gilt

Place of Origin

England (possibly, made)

Date

second half 13th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

Descriptive line

Ecclesiastical stole of shaped tablet weaving and lozenges with fretwork pattern, in silk and silver-gilt

Categories

Ecclesiastical textiles; Christianity; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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