Eleanor Griffiths

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Medieval Bestiary : Hedgehog Gallery

Medieval Bestiary : Hedgehog Gallery I wonder how the apply hedgehog and this one are related . maybe a proverb?

Maria im Ährenkleid 1490. 'Madonna of Ears' is a depicition of Virgin Mary in a dress decorated with golden wheat ears. 'The ear dress' represents the Blessed Virgin as fertile soil and untilled field of God called to bear fruit, symbol for her virginal motherhood of God's Son

Madonna of Ears, Salzburg, ca anonymous. 'Madonna of Ears' is a type of depiction of Mary in a dress decorated with golden wheat ears "as the fertile soil and untilled field of God called to bear fruit, a symbol for her virginal motherhood .