Brakel and New York Cloisters Hanging
ID
 
614
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)
 
Sorting Title
 
Brakel and New York Cloisters Hanging, Zone 2: Samuel brought before Eli, detail
 
Subject
 

Description: Eli wearing a hat, with his left hand raised, and Hannah, holding a young Samuel, flank a draped altar on which there are two candles and a lamb. A lamp is suspended over the lamb, and floating scrolls indicate the names of Eli and Hannah. to the far right, a female attendant stands behing Hannah.

 
Creation Date
 
c.1400
 
Century
 
15th
 
Style Genre
 
Gothic
 
Work Type
 
website
 
Format Medium
 

linen, weaving and embroidery

 
Descriptive Notes
 

One of two fragments from a hanging; second part in New York, Cloisters. Destroyed in 1945.

 
Image Source
 
Index of Christian Art
 
Photo Repo Number
 
80 B7314 Ch H2,1 B3 144578
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
Image of Brakel and New York Cloisters Hanging.