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Lion Medieval Tapestry Wall Hanging

Woven in Italy History: Lion Medieval is an Italian jacquard wall tapestry. Pictured is a rampant lion bearing the coat of arms of Jean La Viste. It has an othe

Title: Embroidery Depicting a Deer Place of creation: Germany or Spain Date: Late 16th-early 17th century Material: linen (ground), silk threads and leather cord Technique: embroidery in flat, knot, split and couched stitches technique Inventory Number: Т-3845

Title: Embroidery Depicting a Deer Place of creation: Germany or Spain Date: Late century Material: linen (ground), silk threads and leather cord Technique: embroidery in flat, knot, split and couched stitches technique Inventory Number:

Bestiaire du Moyen Âge Le tétramorphe 			 Troyes, Médiathèque de l'Agglomération, ms. 2273, fol. 43v.

Bestiaire du Moyen Âge Le tétramorphe Troyes, Médiathèque de l'Agglomération, ms. 2273, fol. 43v.

Christ and Four Beasts | Psalter | England, perhaps London | ca. 1225 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Revelation The first creature was like a lion, and the second creature like a calf, and the third creature had a face like that of a man, and the fourth creature was like a flying eagle.

Psalter England, perhaps London, ca. 1225 MS G.25 fol. 3r Christ and Four Beasts -- Christ, cross-nimbed, raises His right hand in blessing and holds in His left hand cross-staff and open book, inscribed ALPHA ET W' P(RIMUS) & NOUISSIM(US) INITIU(M) & FINIS based on Revelation 21:6 and 22:13. He sits on arc, with His feet on arc, in decorated mandorla surrounded by four winged, nimbed Beasts. Decorated frame.

- Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Rare needlework sampler: adam and eve in paradice, Lydia Hart Boston, 1744 30,000 — 40,000 USD LOT SOLD. 233,000 USD

Rare needlework sampler: adam and eve in paradice, Lydia Hart Boston, 1744 Inscribed recto, silk thread: Adam and Eve [n Paradice That Was The/ir Pedigree They Had A Grant Never To / Die Would They Obedient Be. 1744 11 by 9 in.

TETRAMORPH From the base of the sumptuous reliquary known as the "Cais de las Agatas," on acount of its agate decoration, which was given to Oviedo Cathedral by Fruela II and his Queen Nunilo in 910 A.D.

TETRAMORPH From the base of the sumptuous reliquary known as the "Cais de las Agatas," on acount of its agate decoration, which was given to Oviedo Cathedral by Fruela II and his Queen Nunilo in 910 A.