Shepherds Purse: manuscript - Holkham Bible "Adoration"

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This and the Annunciation scene from the same page are from the Holkham Bible Picture Book (London, British Library, Add. MS 47682, f.13) The accompanying text suggests a 14th c. date. These illustrate a variety of motifs associated with shepherds (e.g. staffs, bagpipes) but no pouches of any type.


Alexander, Jonathan & Binski, Paul eds. 1987. Age of Chivalry: Art in Plantagenet England 1200-1400. Royal Academy of Arts, London.