Searching for images of spirals produces a dizzying array of options. The spiral pops up in many cultures, modern and ancient. In our most recent travels through the Mediterranean, I encountered the spiral in several places...
Inspired by these images, here are some possibilities for the back of the stole...
I now wait for Janine to express a preference!
|A mosaic tile floor laid about 2000 years ago in a Roman villa. I took this photo in the Vatican Museum.|
|Descending a spiral staircase in a church tower in Sicily|
|In the National Museum of Archeology, Valletta, Malta. This carving dates to 3600-2500 BCE|
|More spirals from the archeology museum in Valletta.|