Exhibition Opening on Saturday, 1 October 2016

Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery

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Explore a selection of the most outstanding examples of English Medieval embroidery. Featuring surviving examples of exquisite craftsmanship, this exhibition will focus on the artistic skill of the makers and the world in which they were created.

  • Opening on Saturday, 1 October 2016
  • Daily: 10.00 - 17.30 Last ticketed entry 16.15 Friday: 10.00 - 21.30 Last ticketed entry 20.15
  • Room 38
  • Tickets cost £12.00

    Concessions apply.
    Advance booking is recommended.

Exhibition Highlights

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The John of Thanet Panel, Unknown, 1300 – 1320, England. Museum no. T.337-1921. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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The Tree of Jesse Cope, 1295 – 1315, England. Museum no. 175-1889. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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The Butler-Bowdon Chasuble, 1398 – 1420, England. LOAN:BUTLER-BOWDON.1. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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The Butler Bowdon Cope (detail), 1330 – 50, weaving Italy, embroidery England. Museum no. T.36-1955. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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The Thornton Chasuble, 1510 – 1533. Museum no. 697-1902. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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The Steeple Aston Cope (detail), 1310 – 1340, England. Loan: Steeple Aston.2. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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