Church graffiti Clontuskert

Compass drawn graffiti

Christy Cunniffe

Compass Design Clontuskert
Christy Cunniffe

This compass drawn piece consists of a series of arcs forming a marigold pattern framed within an inscribed circle. It fits into the category of church graffiti and is likely to have been a practice piece rather than a piece of art in its own right. It is preserved on a fifteenth-century pillar supporting the rood screen at Clontuskert Abbey.

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