Jan 5, 2009

Leather Panel

Leather Panel

c. 1350–1400

Tooled leather

Overall: 15.9 x 7.7 cm (6 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Gift of Ruth Blumka in memory of Leopold Blumka 1973.223

Description

This leather panel has been tooled into deep relief. It probably decorated a wooden casket. The two scenes represented are, above, Christ Appearing to Mary Magdalene after his resurrection--also known as the Noli me tangere ("Do not touch me")--and, below, Christ's Entry into Jerusalem.

See also
Collection: 
MED - Gothic
Department: 
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Leather

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