Item No: mcai420103
Additional Title: Choir book
Rare Book Department
Initial S with Virgin of the Apocalypse
The iconography of the Virgin and Child on a crescent moon was inspired by the text of Revelation 12:1, which describes "a woman clothed with the sun and the moon under her feet." The liturgy that this initial begins remains to be determined.
This cutting can be dated to ca. 1480.
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Country:Germany or Austria
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Lewis E M 42:10A