Four Evangelists

The four Christian evangelists are often represented in Christian art, including embroidery, by symbols.

St John is represented by an eagle; St Luke by an ox; St Matthew by a winged man, and St Mark by a lion.

Source: BAILEY, Sarah (2013),  Clerical Vestments, Shire Library, Oxford, p. 43.


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