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The figure is vested in a chasuble, amice and alb, with the stole and dalmatic visible at the sides. The garments are richly embroidered, with apparels and orphreys of fleuron decoration, interspaced with rows of raised dots. This piece is thought to represented Saint Thomas Becket, to whom the abbey is dedicated.

Arbroath Abbey

Arbroath


Date

14th C

Medium

stone

Measurements

H 136 x W 46.5 x D 24.5 cm

Accession number

ARB/fs/6

Acquisition method

on loan from Scottish Ministers

Work type

Sculpture


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Arbroath Abbey

Abbey Street, Arbroath, Angus DD11 1EG Scotland

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