Stamps on Tapestry of Creation Girona – Spain 1980.

Stamps on Tapestry of Creation Girona – Spain 1980.

MS TAPESTRY SPAIN
MS TAPESTRY OF CREATION GIRONA -SPAIN 1980

Tapestry of Creation or Girona Tapestry is a Romanesque panel of needlework from 11th Century.It is housed in the museum of the Cathedral of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. It may have served as baldachin for the Altar of Holy Cross in the Church’s entrance. It also depicts a series of theological scenes related with Christian creation myths.

The Tapestry is divided into three cycles

-The Genesis

-The cosmic elements

-Stories of The Holy Cross

A Miniature sheet was issued by Spain with six stamps on Tapestry of Creation, Girona on25 Oct 1980.

 

 

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