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Chalice | Central European | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Chalice, mid-15th century. Central European. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.109.7) | This work is featured in our “Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection” exhibition on view through October 25, 2015 #HungarianTreasure
Assistant Curator at the Tower of London, Anna Keay, holds the 15th century crown of Margaret of York. Exhibition held in the Tower of London in celebration of the Queen's Golden Jubilee. The crown left England in 1468 and is one of only two English Medieval crowns that survived the Civil War and is now kept in Aachen Cathedral in Germany.
The Unicorn Purifies Water (from the Unicorn Tapestries) | French (cartoon)/South Netherlandish (woven) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Unicorn Is Found (from the Unicorn Tapestries) Date: 1495–1505 Culture: South Netherlandish Medium: Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts Dimensions: Overall: 145 x 149in. (368.3 x 378.5cm)