Lectern fall for festival days, in cream silk brocade lined with red twill silk. Matches altar superfrontal (NT18406). Cream brocade front panel (350mm x 420mm) embroidered in satin stitch with passion flowers and ivy leaves. Central section (290mm x 290mm) banded with red embroidered ribbon (10mm wide). Central motif of a circle in couched gold thread enclosing letters; / IHS /. Silk tassel fringe in alternate bands of cream, purple, red, gold, and two shades of green, handstitched to lower front edge of fall. Firm base of wooden board (360mm x 270mm), covered with cream brocade in poor condition - very badly frayed and perished, with red staining. Red twill silk lining frayed and damaged on edges.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.