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Altar frontal
  • Altar frontal
    Pearson, John Loughborough RA, born 1817 - died 1897
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Altar frontal

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1902 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pearson, John Loughborough RA, born 1817 - died 1897 (designer)
    Sisters of the Community of St Peter's Convent (embroiderers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Sisterhood of the Community of St Peter

  • Museum number:

    T.72-1988

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered altar frontal. Christ is seated in the centre and flanked by saints, bishops and angels. Decorated with leaves and stems.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1902 (made)

Artist/maker

Pearson, John Loughborough RA, born 1817 - died 1897 (designer)
Sisters of the Community of St Peter's Convent (embroiderers)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered

Object history note

Registered File number 1988/682.

J.L. Pearson was the architect of their founder church in Kilburn (the Convent was moved to new premises in Woking).

Descriptive line

Embroidered altar frontal, designed by John Loughborough Pearson, embroidered by Sisters of the Community of St Peter's Convent, England, 1902

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Bishops; Angels; Saints; Leaves

Categories

Ecclesiastical textiles; Embroidery; Religion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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