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Straw

Date:
ca. 1230–50
Culture:
German
Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
Length: 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
47.101.29
Not on view
From the Benedictine monastery of Saint Trudpert at Münstertal, near Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany; Alexander Petrovich Basilevsky, Paris (1878–1885) ; State Hermitage Museum(from 1885) ; [ Rosenberg & Stiebel, New York (1930s–sold half interest 1941 and 1942)] ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1941–sold 1947)]
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