The Annunciation worked on a mitre from Minden of c.1400
Silk, pearls, and silver-gilt motifs; the scene on the reverse is the Virgin Enthroned.

"Medieval Craftsmen: Embroiderers," by Kay Staniland,
University of Toronto Press, 1991, p. 48. ISBN: 0-8020-6915-0

 

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