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    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

  • Kimberly Haylock

    Maria im Ährenkleid Salzburg. '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.

  • Małgorzata Tańska

    Madonna of Ears/Maria im Ährenkleid by an unknown artist, Salzburg, ca.1490 | Madonna of Ears (ca. 1450, Tyrol) 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. Another socio-cultural source for this rare iconographical motif may be found in Demeter whose attribute was the blade of wheat, symbol of fertility." Text by Sister M. Danielle Peters)

  • Magic Pug Digital Collage

    {Madonna of Ears - Maria im Ährenkleid, 1490 anonymous artist}

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