Textiles in Antique Christian Art

December 21, 2016

The  mind directs the vision.

And so at the Met Museum NYC, I could not help but notice the textiles on the beautiful old artefacts of the Christian world of the 1300s – 1500s.

A few photos:

Example 1

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Example 2

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Example 3

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What were the textiles shown? Brocades? Embroidery? Applique?

A Merry Christmas to All!

 

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