Friday, March 2, 2012

Dragon embroidery design


Orphreys, embroidered, thirteenth
and fourteenth centuries, Plate
xvi, 41, 42 ; photographs of two
with shields of Edward III.
and John Grandison, Bishop of
Exeter, note, 47 ; of fifteenth
century on central and right of
altar frontal, 49 ; fragments of,
included in altar cloth at Lyng,
57 ; orphrey in South Kensing-
ton Museum showing first symp-
toms of degeneracy, 47; of
early sixteenth century on chasu-
ble of late fourteenth century

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