Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Saint Catherine in the Temple Arguing Against the Worship of Idols

Date:
1440–45
Culture:
Flemish
Medium:
Silk plain weave underlaid with linen plain weave embroidered with silk and gilt- and silvered-metal strip-wrapped silk in single satin, split, and stem stitches, laid work, and couching (including "or nué" and undersided couching)
Dimensions:
6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm) diameter
Classification:
Textiles-Ecclesiastical
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.1.1911
Not on view
[Duponchel, France (?)]; [Giuseppe Salvadori, Florence]; Joseph Brummer, New York; Brummer sale, Parke Bernet, New York, part 1, 20-23 April 1949, lot 511; [Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York]; [Lock Galleries, New York]. Acquired by Robert Lehman from Lock in 1949 along with Nos. 13-17.
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