Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Yet another red-haired St. Michael

The archangel Michael below is a detail from the Syon Cope - a cope is a type of ceremonial cloak worn in church services and processions. The Syon Cope is an example of opus anglicanum ('English work'), a Latin term for the exquisite luxury embroideries hand-made in England in the 14th century.

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