Loading

Conical Chasuble from the Melk Abbey/Chasuble from Melk, crucifixion on the front and the back, golden lilies in the background, rosettes and four-leaf clovers in golden quatrefoil on purple red silk, linen ground

1301–1310

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art

In England an important production of embroidery developed in the High Middle Ages. Its products were successfully exported. Mostly liturgical garment have been preserved from these workshops on the European continent. One of these is this conical chasuble from the Melk Abbey. It depicts the crucifixion of Christ on its front and back.

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Conical Chasuble from the Melk Abbey/Chasuble from Melk, crucifixion on the front and the back, golden lilies in the background, rosettes and four-leaf clovers in golden quatrefoil on purple red silk, linen ground
  • Date Created: 1301–1310
  • Location: England, London
  • Type: Liturgical robe
  • Rights: Photo: © MAK/Georg Mayer
  • Medium: Textiles
  • Material and Technology: Silk, metal thread, linen; woven, embroidered
  • Inventory Number: T 8724-1
  • Dimensions: Height: 140 cm

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile