Thursday, June 24, 2010

Adoration of textiles


Adoration of St. Vincent.
Adore the lady on the left, in vivid crimson and jewel tones. What a magnificent headpiece!!!! that appears to be punctuated with velvet foliage.

From the Saint Vincent Panels, c1460-ish. Attributed to Nuno Con├žalves, Portugal.

6 comments:

  1. Thanks Jno! Would love to see the 6-panel piece up close and personal.

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  2. Beautiful! I just love the richness in medieval work.

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  3. SilkandBone - Me too! The men and women both sported such opulent clothing.

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  4. that is impressive! must have good balance, though the corsets likely helped!

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  5. Jen - right you are:) - much prettier than having a book on your head for posture! Love the blakened green and red color combinations.

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