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A cast of a medieval carving of a green man

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Museum number: MP81

Curatorial note

The early inventories of the Museum (1837) describe this object as 'A Gothic rosette. Foliage and a grotesque face ...', but it is clearly a 'green man', his head emerging from ivy leaves.


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