St Dorothea; the saint sits to the r under a tree in blossom and holds a wreath of flowers in her hands, a basket with flowers lies l;  two naked children with nimbus sit in the branches of the tree and throw flowers to the ground, while another child with a nimbus collects them and takes them to St Dorothea  Woodcut with hand-colouring

St Dorothea; the saint sits to the r under a tree in blossom and holds a wreath of flowers in her hands, a basket with flowers lies l; two naked children with nimbus sit in the branches of the tree and throw flowers to the ground, while another child with a nimbus collects them and takes them to St Dorothea Woodcut with hand-colouring

The perfectly preserved "Holy Right" hand of King Stephen I, St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary

The perfectly preserved "Holy Right" hand of King Stephen I, St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary

From the Queen Mary Psalter of 1310-20. Mary presents the child in the Temple to a nimbed Simeon. Joseph stands behind with a basket containing three doves. A woman behind holds up a long taper. In the initial 'Q' below of Psalm 51 David beheads Goliath. Below, in the lower margin tinted drawing, a grotesque form of human head with single (unicorn) horn, long ears, and the hind quarters of a winged beast with claws

From the Queen Mary Psalter of 1310-20. Mary presents the child in the Temple to a nimbed Simeon. Joseph stands behind with a basket containing three doves. A woman behind holds up a long taper. In the initial 'Q' below of Psalm 51 David beheads Goliath. Below, in the lower margin tinted drawing, a grotesque form of human head with single (unicorn) horn, long ears, and the hind quarters of a winged beast with claws

Baskets carried on the back, for travel or to carry produce while harvesting.

Baskets carried on the back, for travel or to carry produce while harvesting.

Man and woman gathering letters of the alphabet. Book of Hours, use of Rome. 15th century. Bibliotheque nationale de France.

Man and woman gathering letters of the alphabet. Book of Hours, use of Rome. 15th century. Bibliotheque nationale de France.

Der Bruder sitzt an seinem Webstuhl und hantiert mit der Lade, während er in der Linken das Weberschiffchen hält. Am Boden liegen in einem Korb zahlreiche Garnspulen, 1588

Der Bruder sitzt an seinem Webstuhl und hantiert mit der Lade, während er in der Linken das Weberschiffchen hält. Am Boden liegen in einem Korb zahlreiche Garnspulen, 1588

Sauvon kirkon Jaakob, 1400 luvun loppupuoli. Sauvon kirkko on Härkätien varrella.

Sauvon kirkon Jaakob, 1400 luvun loppupuoli. Sauvon kirkko on Härkätien varrella.

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