Carving of figure from Meare Church

Description
This male figure comes from the church at Meare, which was built by the abbots of Glastonbury. The figure dates from about 1500 and evidently depicts a priest or saint. The coating of whitewash was probably applied in the 1800s.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : GM.159
Simple Name
carving
Collection Country
England
Common Name
carving of figure from Meare Church
Production Country
England
Material
wood
Period Classification
Medieval (AD 1066-1500)
Collection Class
Middle Ages
Collection Contintent
Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Production Date
1500
Collection Parish
Meare
Collection Town
Meare
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Site Name
Meare Church
On Display
Museum of Somerset
Created At
2016-05-07 16:52:25
Updated At
2016-05-07 16:52:25

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