Brakel and New York Cloisters Hanging
ID
 
613
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)
 
Sorting Title
 
Brakel and New York Cloisters Hanging, Zone 2: Adoration of the Magi, detail
 
Subject
 

Description: Three crowned Magi, one bearing a gift, one indicating the star, and the third raising his left hand to his crown and holding a vessel in his right hand, all kneel before the Christ Child, who is cross-nimbed and supported by the Virgin Mary, seated on bench.

 
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 B2 130879
 
Contributor
 
Lisa Tom
 
Image of Brakel and New York Cloisters Hanging.