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Linenfold panel

Linenfold panel

  • Date:

    1500-1600 (made)

  • Museum number:

    8147-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Date

1500-1600 (made)

Object history note

One of 96 pieces of Gothic architectural decoration, chiefly of oak, consisting of panels, friezes, pilasters, etc., museum numbers 8129-1863 to 8244-1863, average dimensions 20" x 12". English, Flemish, etc., 15th and 16th centuries.
Transferred to South Kensington Museum from Office of Works (RF 52/1567)
These pieces were collected by Pugin and used as models by the Thames Bank Workshops for the construction of the new Palace of Westminster.

Recorded in an undated (possibly c.1863, with later annotations) departmental list as:

'Panel of oak carved with ‘linen’ ornament. English (?); 15th cent.y
H. 21 1/4 in., W. 8 3/4 in.
[2399]
[location] Blackburn
Portions missing and wormeaten.'

Descriptive line

French 1500-1600

Collection

Furniture and Woodwork Collection

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