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  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1800 - 1830 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stained and painted glass

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Contains a seperately leaded square of glass painted with a butterfly. Yellow silver stain border.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1800 - 1830 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Stained and painted glass


Height: 140 mm, Width: 107 mm

Object history note

From the tracery lights of the west window of St Michael's Church, Berechurch, Colchester, Essex.
(RP: MA/1/B1177) Letter dated 7 May 1983 referring to V&A taking 8 small pieces of early 19th century glass removed from Audley Chapel, Berechurch, Colchester.
Seems the glass was in the few tracery lights of the West window. The gift consisted of eight small pieces of glass of the early 19th century, painted with butterflies, flowers, coat of arms and conventional ornament.


Glass; Lead


Stained; Painted


British Galleries; Stained Glass


Ceramics Collection

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