Nativity in Nature
This Tapestry illustrates how Christ came into the world as holy spirit and light and love as by a miracle. Nature in it's heavy dark mystery is penetrated from above by heavenly blessing accompanying the spirit of love.
Mary is not a mortal only but a spiritual being already lifted out of nature.
This Tapestry emphasizes the miracle of the direct penetration of the spirit of God into the world.
Religious art through the renaissance (approximately 700 years) has accented the importance of human response to nature. This Tapestry is to be considered as post-renaissance, the content being nature illustrated by the holy spirit.
That which is new, with the support of those who can appreciate it, slowly gathers forth.