Rare Anglo-Saxon Embroidery Find

Via Scribal Terror: Extremely rare fragments of Anglo Saxon embroidery from Worcester, nearly 1,000 years old and hidden away for decades, are currently being painstakingly restored and conserved by specialists.

… Tantalising too, is the real possibility that they may have been part of vestments which belonged to St Wulfstan, Bishop of Worcester from 1062 until 1095. The 1,000th anniversary of his birth is being celebrated this year.

Photo at the Scribal Terror link; more information at medieval material culture.

(N.B. St Wulfstan is Wulfstan II of Worcester, not Wulfstan II of Worcester and I of York, who is the Wulfstan I normally natter on about.)


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