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Gertrude Tile - PatriArts Gallery

Gertrude Tile

  • 4200

Gertrude of Nivelles
Feast Day: March 17

Patron of Cats & those who love them, Travelers in Search of Lodging, Gardeners, and Herbalists
Invoked Against Rodents, Fear of Rats & Mice and Fever

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Actual size: 6" x 8" x 1/4" thick or 8" x 10" x 1/4" thick

Signed and dated; wire hanger is attached to the back. The tiles can also be mounted permanently on a wall, as with any ceramic tile. (Let us know if you don't want the wire hanger on the back.)

The symbolic imagery:
Gertrude is in her garden as dusk approaches, herb basket in hand. A welcoming lantern shines at the convent gate, a luna moth flickers in front. Cats, a kitten, all types of flowers and butterflies surround her. Mice run from the corners.

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