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Praetexta of an Antependium

Date:
after 1450
Geography:
Made in Cologne, Germany
Culture:
German
Medium:
Linen, silk and gold thread, woven and embroidered
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/4 x 77 3/4in. (14.6 x 197.5cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Alastair Bradley Martin, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.312
Not on view
Alastair Bradley Martin(until 1973)
New York. The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Medieval Art from Private Collections," October 30, 1968–March 30, 1969.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Patterns of Collecting," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

Schneyer, Ernst. Die Kölner Bortenweberei des Mittelalters. Augsburg: B. F. Verlag, 1932. fig. 33-36.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art) no. 1965/1975 (1975). p. 165.



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