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A1049 Section of confirmation veil with the image of a lamb, embroidered net and appliqué, probably cotton, place and date unknown. Click to enlarge.

Section of confirmation veil

A section of a confirmation veil with the image of a lamb, embroidered net and appliqué, probably made of cotton. Rectangular in shape veil section consists of a floral border at each end with small flower motifs with larger leaf shapes above. In centre of veil section is a large motifs consisting of a lamb on an altar being sacrificed by a sword with a flag attached. this image is set inside a sun shape. Lace is made using a net ground with flower design at each end made using embroidery. Leaf ...

Summary

Object No.

A1049

Object Statement

Section of confirmation veil with the image of a lamb, embroidered net and appliqué, probably cotton, place and date unknown

Physical Description

A section of a confirmation veil with the image of a lamb, embroidered net and appliqué, probably made of cotton. Rectangular in shape veil section consists of a floral border at each end with small flower motifs with larger leaf shapes above. In centre of veil section is a large motifs consisting of a lamb on an altar being sacrificed by a sword with a flag attached. this image is set inside a sun shape. Lace is made using a net ground with flower design at each end made using embroidery. Leaf shapes and centre motif is made using appliqué and embroidery. Veil section is probably made of cotton.

Marks

No marks

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1910

Acquisition Date

12 May 1910

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Harvard

Section of confirmation veil 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 October 2019, <https://ma.as/170020>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/170020 |title=Section of confirmation veil |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=23 October 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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