Designed using the Illuminated Manuscript pages of the Lindisfarne Gospels, the rich, deep colors on this Silk represent the ‘carpet page’ of the St Luke Gospel and the design is based on the form of the Jerusalem cross. 35" x 35", hand-screen printed, 100% Silk Twill, hand-rolled hem. Hang in your home or office, use as a table overlay or wear as a beautiful fashion accessory.
The Lindisfarne Gospels were written and illuminated in honor of God and St Cuthbert by Eadfrith, Bishop of Lindisfarne, circa 715-20 . The Gospels remain one of Britain’s greatest artistic and religious treasures and are housed in The British Library in London.