The Resurrection Illumination - 16 cards with envelopes - Pascha (Easter) Cards
Inside text: "Christ is risen from the dead, by death hath He trampled down death, and on those in the graves hath He bestowed life." "Christ is risen!"
16 cards and envelopes Based on 11th and 12th-century Byzantine manuscripts, this illumination depicts Christ's Descent into Hades, releasing Adam and Eve from the death. Peacocks in the gold border symbolize angels and paradise.