Textiles in Christian Art at The Met Museum

March 16, 2017

One’s  bias comes alive when, in the face of several beautiful works, one pays greater attention to that single categories that our hearts favor.

And so, even at the Met, it was natural that my eyes rested for a longer time on artworks that also had textiles within them.

Here are some Christian artworks – paintings and more – that give us a glimpse of the style of the costumes of the era:

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Here are some other amazing Christian artworks …

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And some gospels and manuscripts

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