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

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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

Jutta
Date of birth unknown; d. 1136, Germany

Jutta lived at the monastery of Disibodenberg and there she formed a community of Benedictine nuns, of which she became the first prioress. Jutta was entrusted with the care of the child Hildegarde of Bingen, who would become a famous mystic. When Jutta died, Hildegarde succeeded her as prioress.

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