Astrolabe Tapestry – Splendid “Eclecticity”

Tapiz de los Astrolabios in the Santa Cruz Museum - Toledo, Spain
Tapiz de los Astrolabios in the Santa Cruz Museum – Toledo, Spain
This late 15the Century Flemish tapestry once adorned Toledo’s Catedral Primada Santa María de Toledo. Now it hangs in Toledo’s fascinating Museo Santa Cruz, along with some cool stuff by El Greco, Giordano and Ribero. This was taken in 2011 with Anita’s great little Canon SD 1400 IS point and shoot as my gorilla tripod couldn’t be  set up far enough away and high enough to use my old, light insensitive DSLR.
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In the top left is the Prime Mover (aka God) aided in moving the cosmos by an angel turning a crank while Atlas lends a hand or two. Continue reading “Astrolabe Tapestry – Splendid “Eclecticity””