Syon cope detail

"Christ loves us, and by his death he has freed us from our sins. To him be glory and power for ever and ever, alleluia. He is the origin of the new creation, the first to return from the dead, to be in all things supreme. To him be glory and power for ever and ever, alleluia."

 

- Matins responsory for Eastertide.

 

The Syon cope is a 14th-century silk embroidered vestment in the Victoria and Albert museum. This detail shows a depiction of the risen Christ appearing to St Mary Magdalene in the Garden.

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Taken on April 10, 2012