Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Last week, I was in Brussels where I visited the Jubelparkmuseum/Musee du Cinquantenaire

They have a lovely piece of 14th century whitework on display:

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You can find these images and more in the Kikirpa database, searching for object nr 20016337

While I was browsing this database, I also found this supercute 14th century mermaid pouch. It's in the same museum, but not on display (too bad!!) (clichenr A50420):
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Anonymous said...

That's smashing! Thanks for letting us know the object number!

Machteld said...

you're welcome :-)

angry traveller said...


Ségolène said...

I am fervent reader of your blog, and I know I will always learn something new here, so thank you for that !
I made a reproduction of the mermaid pouch (sorry, it's all in french...):

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