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Mitre and mitre box
  • Mitre and mitre box
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Mitre and mitre box

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1848 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gold metal-thread embroidery on silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by St Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Mitre of gold metal-thread embroidery on a silk ground, and mitre box.

Place of Origin

England (made)


ca. 1848 (made)


A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Gold metal-thread embroidery on silk

Object history note

Registered File number 1989/1219.

Descriptive line

Mitre and mitre box, designed by A.W.N. Pugin, England, ca. 1848

Production Note

Made for St Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate


Gold metal thread; Silk (textile)




Ecclesiastical textiles; Embroidery; Textiles; Religion; Hats & headwear; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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