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the Oude Kerk: Misericord: Rope from the Arse

Misericord: Rope from the Arse

Misericord (c.1480) in the choir of the Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands. This depicts a woman pulling a rope out of a man's behind, possibly intended as a humorous illustration of the proverb "Don't pull too hard on a weak rope."

Credit: Holly Hayes