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Altar Frontal

Altar Frontal Embroidered altar frontal for a side altar. With the initials 'EB', it was probably made by Elizabeth Browne in 1730. Elizabeth was professed in 1719 and died in 1772. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2011:011:013 Location: Storage

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Chalice Veil

Chalice Veil Embroidered red silk chalice veil with red silk lining which dates to the late 16th – early 17th century. Said to be used for the Feast of Pentecost. Donation Museum Reg. GCM2011:011:006 Location: Storage

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Altar Frontal

Altar Frontal Detail of an altar frontal embroidered by Sr. Margaret Joyce, completed May 1726. This frontal was used at the Slate Nunnery, Kirwan’s Lane, Galway. The piece depicts the Virgin Mary with Jesus on her lap, flanked by St Dominic and St Catherine. Along the outer edges are many birds and animals [...]

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Beidh Músaem Cathrach na Gaillimhe dúnta don phobal ó Déardaoin 6 Feabhra go dtí Dé Sathairn 8 Feabhra chun oibreacha struchtúracha riachtanacha a éascú ar an mbunurlár. Gabh ár leithscéal as aon mhíchaoithiúlacht.
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