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Ceiling shield or boss from the Painted Chamber at the Palace of Westminster, wood

Museum number: M363

Curatorial note

This is one of the few remnants of the celebrated medieval 'Painted Chamber' to survive. It was taken down in 1819 and acquired by Soane at that time. The Chamber itself was destroyed in the disastrous fire of 1834.


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