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Roundel, St. Martin healing the lame and blind beggars against their wishes

This is a Roundel. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is linen foundation with silk, metal-wrapped silk and its technique is two layers of plain weave embroidered with split and stem stitches using silk and couched metal-wrapped silk. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Irwin Untermyer, Esq.. It is credited Gift of Irwin Untermyer.

Its dimensions are

diam.: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Roundel, St. Martin healing the lame and blind beggars against their wishes; Belgium; linen foundation with silk, metal-wrapped silk; diam.: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1962-8-1-b

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