Nativity on Ivory.
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Title:Nativity on Ivory
Notes:Story of the birth of Christ shown on an unidentified ivory piece, depicting: 1) Mary reclining in bed and looking at the Christ-child, surrounded by angels and shepherds; 2) the Christ-child being bathed by the midwife with Joseph looking on
Building:Victoria and Albert Museum
Country:Great Britain

Scripture:Luke 2:1-20
Lectionary links:ANatv
General Subject:Nativity
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism

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Copyright Source:Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School
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Attribution:Nativity on Ivory, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 27, 2016]. Original source: Image courtesy of Patout Burns, Vanderbilt Divinity School.
Record Number:31702 Last Updated: 2013-11-13 13:05:33 Record Created: 2003-08-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition