Bible and Book of Common Prayer

Satin worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; long-and-short, split, satin, couching, brick, and knot stitches | 34.3 x 23.5cm | c. 1607

Unknown Artist

The front and back covers of this bible are identical, both depicting Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, standing by the Tree of Knowledge. Below the tree is the fountain from which sprang four rivers, the Pison, the Hiddekel (or Tigris), the Gihon ...
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