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Mary tapestry (antependium), 1420/30

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This woollen tapestry comes from the Adelhausen Dominican monastery in Freiburg and was once used as altar hanging. Three main scenes of the Life of the Virgin Mary are featured: the Annunciation, the Visitation (encounter of Mary and Elizabeth) and the Adoration of the Magi. St Catherine and St Augustine are standing to the right.

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