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A needlework picture of Saint Gertrude

Code: GH081


£260.00

 A 17th century oval needlework of Saint Gertrude the great reading a bible with a lion bedisde, worked in silk and silver and gold thread. 

 
(Saint Gertrude or Gertrude the Great (or Saint Gertrude of Helfta) (Italian: Santa Gertrude) (January 6, 1256 – c. 1302) was a German Benedictine nun, mystic, and theologian. She is recognized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church, and is inscribed in the General Roman Calendar, for celebration throughout the Latin Rite on November 16).

 

A needlework picture of Saint Gertrude