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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:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


11th century-12th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

Object history note

From the collection of Dr Franz Bock

Descriptive line

part, woven silk, 1200s, French; Tablet woven, gold thread, animals

Subjects depicted

Foliage; Bird; Animals


ELISE; Christianity; Ecclesiastical textiles


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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