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Roundel, Knights confessing their Christianity to Emperor Maxentius

This is a Roundel. It is dated 15th century and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk, gold thread and its technique is embroidery. 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, Knights confessing their Christianity to Emperor Maxentius; Belgium; silk, gold thread; diam.: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.); Gift of Irwin Untermyer; 1962-8-1-e

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