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Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery

Embroidery on a 14th century burse, in Opus Anglicanum style. Embroidery on a 14th century burse, in Opus Anglicanum style. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.62-1936.

The exhibition 'Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery' opened on 1 October 2016 in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition focuses on one of the most famous medieval (export) products of England, namely the opus anglicanum. The exhibition of these beautifully embroidered garments is supported by the embroidery firm of Hand & Lock.

Exhibition catalogue: BROWNE, Clare, Glyn DAVIES, and M.A. MICHAEL (2016). English Medieval Embroidery: Opus Anglicanum, exhibition catalogue, London, Victoria and Albert Museum. London.

V&A exhibition announcement (retrieved 30th October 2016)

The Guardian review, 28th September 2016 (retrieved 30th October 2016)

The Telegraph review (retrieved 30th October 2016)

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 29th October 2016).

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