Aileth Gardiner displays her needlework ...
"Yes, that is a person being sawed in half lengthwise. This vignette
is one of many similarly gruesome martyrdom scenes depicted on the Hildesheim
Cope, a religious cloak made in 14th/15th century Germany, which is now
residing in the V&A." -- Aileth Gardiner
Contribution by Felicia Margerye Amondesham
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