Empyrean

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Empyrean (ěm-pī-rē’-ən) n 1. The highest reaches of heaven, believed by the ancients to be a realm of pure fire and by early Christians to be the abode of God and the angels. This continues the Looking for Heaven series with the Crab Nebula as envisioned in the upper reaches of Duke Chapel.***This quilt was selected from 500 entries for the 10th Quilt Nihon Exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum in Tokyo Japan*** It has traveled from there around the World to France, Germany, China and Taiwan!

Purchased by Duke University