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Celtic Ornament - Kells Angels 1

The Book of Kells, a large format manuscript codex of the Latin text of the Gospels, is generally thought to have originated at the Monastery of Iona, Scotland. About 807, after a series of devastating Viking raids, it was taken to the Monastery of Kells, Ireland. The delightful angels in this series are found scattered throughout the text; at the ends of lines or between lines. They provide color and sometimes, even humor. Angels were considered messengers; intermediaries between God and man.

Average Size 3" x 5"