The Othery Cope

One of the best things we saw yesterday was the so-called Othery Cope, a late fifteenth-century cope which was discovered in 1897, wrapped up in tarred cloth under the pulpit at St. Mary’s, Othery, north of Langport, and embroidered with symbols of the Virgin:-

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2 thoughts on “The Othery Cope

  1. Joan says:

    Beautiful. And a useful reminder to get myself organised enough for a return visit to the V&A’s wonderful Opus Anglicanum before it finishes.

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