Carlisle Cathedral: Ceiling Bosses

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On display in Carlisle Cathedral Treasury are three medieval ceiling bosses. Dating to c1400, the richly coloured bosses were part of the medieval ceiling.

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The bosses are decorated with intricately detailed foliage, faces and heraldic shields and would have been used as ornamentation to conceal the joins found in a vaulted ceiling.

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