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Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
Context: Collect 2
&
Collect 3
Iconography: An abbot points to the tag Send forth upon Thy servants[and upon the flocks entrusted to their care, the breath of Thy life-giving grace] On the left a bishop places his finger on the head of one of the congregation. God looks out from heaven and a the dove of the Holy Spirit descends.

Collect 3


A man wearing a diadem guides God's blessing hand down towards the gathered congregation. The prayer calls for God's blessing [Send forth your blessing] on his servants and handmaidens, but no women are shown.

Art: Collect 3
The hem of the green cloak was drawn jagged. More drawing behind Christ's head.
Thread stitch: yes
Historical Relevance:
Quire: First page of quire 23


Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard


Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard
 

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