The Mystical Grapes

Wool, silk, silver thread; tapestry weave | 79 x 75.9cm | c. 1500

Unknown Artist

In this tapestry, the Holy Family appears seated at a table. Flanked by Mary and Joseph, the Christ Child squeezes grapes into a chalice, symbolizing the gift of Christ's blood for the redemption of humankind. Behind, three angels read from an open...
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