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Psalm: 34
Iconography: The psalmist reaches up to take the sword and shield which descend from the blessing hand of God above. Take hold of arms and shield: and rise up to help me. The psalmist points to both God and the text. A goat monster coils in the interlace
Art: The goat's rear leg has not been painted. By the psalmist's left shoulder there is trace of additional cloak.
Thread stitch: yes
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 9

Image © Hildesheim, St Godehard


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