The Angel at the Tomb
(announcing that Jesus is not there)
Silk and metallic thread; .40 tcw aquamarine prong-set in silver; 10 coral beads, 43 freshwater pearls. Average 500 stitches per square inch.
22.5 x 17.5 cm
Adaptation from the Pericope Book of Heinrich II, made for Munich’s Bamberg cathedral, ca 1007 CE
Anne Beversdorf, 2011