Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Yvette

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Yvette
b. 1158, Huy, Belgium; d. 1228, Huy, Belgium

Yvette was a religious figure in the town of Huy, Belgium, on the River Meuse. Widowed at eighteen, she retired to a leper colony on the river, where she tended the inmates. After ten years, she became an anchoress (recluse) and was enclosed in a chapel cell near the colony. From there she offered guidance to townspeople, who considered her a prophetess.

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