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Ecclesiastical stole

Unknown1250/1300

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum
London, United Kingdom

Ecclesiastical stoles were long narrow scarves worn around the neck by Christian clergy, they usually fell to the knee or lower. This stole is an example of shaped tablet-weaving and shows a lozenge and fretwork pattern, in silk and silver-gilt.

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  • Title: Ecclesiastical stole
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1250/1300
  • Location: England
  • Medium: Tablet woven in silk and silver-gilt thread

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