Gloucester Cathedral - cloisters
Shot on an early morning visit to Gloucester cathedral, UK. Anyone who lives within a reasonable distance and enjoys a bit of decadent architecture - I'd very much recommend a visit. Getting there early pays off, as you miss the floods of tourists, not that there's anything wrong with tourists, but it's nice to have the place to yourself for some desolate photos.
Finger Ring | British | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The inscription on the hoop reads: Rutilans Eboraci Civita[ti]s cantor (Rufus(?) of York, Musician(?) of the Episcopal City).
Alms pouch with the story of Tristan and Iseult by Anonymous from France, ca. 1340, Muzeum Skarbca Katedralnego im. Jana Pawła II w Krakowie, possibly belonging to Queen Jadwiga
Nadezhda’s Embroidered Pouch
I made this pouch as a gift for my Pelican, Vicountess Nadezhda, when she took me as her protege. Summary: rectangular pouch decorated with embroidery and beads Materials: linen fabric; The Thread …
Tabernacle Polyptych with the Madonna and Child and Scenes from the Life of Christ | Northern France (?) | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The reliefs of the wings of this polyptych follow a standard medieval iconography, but the quality and depth oftheir carving are exceptional. Polyptychs of this mode generally are dated to the first decade of the fourteenth century, but the style of the Virgin and Child here recalls earlier, late Romanesque prototypes
Free museum in London
The upper is one-piece with the exception of an insert tongue, which is still in situ. The heel stiffener is also still in situ. The upper has a side seam on the instep. Part of the fastening strap survives still slotted through a hole on one side of the upper. There are traces of an iron buckle (the buckle is missing) on the other side, with a thong loop below it. The sole is one-piece. Late 14th century
Aumônières, otherwise known as alms purses - La cotte simple
Embellished textile purses in the French 14th century Purses in art Pockets as we know them today were not in use in the 14th century. People required some other conveyance for everyday items like money, a paternoster (prayer beads later known as rosaries), a small book of hours, or wax tablet and stylus. The purse, […]
Polyptych with Scenes from Christ's Passion | French or German | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: ca. 1350. Geography: Made in Rhineland, France or Germany. Culture: French or German. Medium: Ivory, paint, and gilding with metal mounts. Dimensions...