3582 – Three Hares card
- Physical description:
- Commercially produced card with hare image and text. The card has been written in.
- Museum classification:
- 21cm x 10.5cm
Includes an image of three hares in a triangle and the text:
The journey of "the three hares" began as long ago as AD500 in Buddhist cave art. Thence along "The Silk Road" in the medium of textiles.
Part of a shared Medieval heritage of Europe and Asia, an extraordinary & ancient archetype.
Reproduced extensively by craftsmen & women of diverse religious & cultural beliefs.
Divine & mystical steeped in lunar mythology the journey of "the three hares" continues.
The card is written to Judith and Peter (Hewitt - the Museum managers from 2014) and is from Peter's aunt Mary and uncle Peter. Received in 2016.
- Card and ink
- Copyright ownership:
- Alison Oxendale