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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard

THE VISITATION
Luke 1:39-56

Mary and Elizabeth embrace under an architectural construction, two aisles flanking a central nave or rotunda. The picture is symmetrically balanced by two female servants drawing aside the curtains. This symmetrical arrangement of servants and curtains is found in earlier Italian examples (AP, pl.116-117).

Quire 2.
Thread or stitch holes for protective curtain



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