- ca. 1460–80
- South Netherlandish
- Wool warp, wool and silk wefts
- 39 5/16 x 83 in. (99.9 x 210.8 cm)
- Credit Line:
- The Cloisters Collection, 1971
- Accession Number:
Draped in rich ecclesiastical vestments, the archangel Gabriel greets Mary with the words “Hail, Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee” (Luke 1:28) inscribed on a scroll. The Holy Spirit, in the form of a dove, descends on the Virgin, who will become the mother of Jesus.