Tomb Effigy of a Lady


On view at The Met Cloisters in Gallery 09

Probably representing Margaret of Gloucester, the wife of Robert II, baron of Neubourg, this effigy is shown in the aristocratic costume of the period. From her belt are suspended a purse, or aumônière, containing coins for the needy, a needle case, and an eating knife in its sheath.
The effigy rests on a modern base.

Tomb Effigy of a Lady, Limestone, French

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