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Cloth d’areste, weft-faced lozenge twill variant: silk and gold thread
Average: 8 x 36.9 cm (3 1/8 x 14 1/2 in.)
Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1931.462.c
This silk bag originally held bits of mummified flesh or tissue which was labeled as being from Saint Bartholomew.
This bag was originally inside of the portable altar commissioned by Countess Gertrude of Brunswick, one of the Guelph Treasure’s earliest and most sumptuous objects.
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