SADUCISMUS TRIUMPHATUS:

"a very Fair Red-apple"

 

Apples often appear in historic witch-trial accounts, as poisonous witch's tools, or as love-charms. In "Saducismus Triumphatus" written by Joseph Glanvill and published in 1681, the witch Elizabeth Stylewas accused of poisoning a neighbour's child with "a very Fair Red-apple".

 

Knotted Tapestry

Cotton, linen, synthetic yarns; 28 x 17 cm

2017