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September 1901 (painted)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting in water-colour and silver; copy of portion of an amice collar of embroidered blue silk of the 11th or 12th century, in the Cathedral at Halberstadt, Germany. Embroidered with the figure of Our Lord seated in majesty surrounded by emblems of the Evangelists. On either side, beneath arcading, are the apostles St. Peter and St. Paul.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour and silver on paper
Brief Description
Painting in water-colour and silver, copy of embroidery painted by Mrs. M. L. McClure, English, September 1901; copy of embroidery, 1000s-1100s, Halberstadt, Germany
Physical Description
Painting in water-colour and silver; copy of portion of an amice collar of embroidered blue silk of the 11th or 12th century, in the Cathedral at Halberstadt, Germany. Embroidered with the figure of Our Lord seated in majesty surrounded by emblems of the Evangelists. On either side, beneath arcading, are the apostles St. Peter and St. Paul.
Dimensions
  • Height: 4.25in
  • Width: 8in
Credit line
Given by Mrs McClure
Object history
Registered File number 90691/1901.



Note written on acquisition:

The collar forms part of a Chasuble No. 208 in the Halberstadt Treasury. See Bulletin de la Gilde de S. Thomas et de S. Luc, Belgium, Vol. 7, p. 296. The following inscription is on the back of the mount: 'Amice Collar, now sewn on to Chasuble 208 in the Treasury of the Domkirche, Halberstadt. The collar is supposed to be of the date 1100. The silk of the chasuble on to which his sewn is of cir. 1400, and is of yellow tint. The cross and embroideries are of cir. 1200. The amice collar is of dark blue silk, embroidered in fine silver wire. [copied Sept. 1901, M. L. McClure].'
Production
Copy of embroidery painted by Mrs. M. L. McClure.
Collection
Accession Number
1587-1901

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