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Band from a vestment

Band from a vestment

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    11th century-12th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

  • Museum number:

    8569-1863

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This band, woven with an animal and bird design, came from Halberstadt Cathedral in Germany, and was probably used on an ecclesiastical vestment.

Physical description

Woven animals and birds in scrolling foliage

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

11th century-12th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

Object history note

From the collection of Dr Franz Bock

Subjects depicted

Animals; Bird; Foliage

Categories

ELISE; Christianity; Ecclesiastical textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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