Do you remember when I wrote about Lydia Purpuraria, the patron saint of dyers? Unless you were with me in the first couple years of this blog, you probably don't. I wrote about her here in 2007 and as part of a series of "saints as action figures" here in 2006.
In real life, Lydia Purpuraria would never have worn purple, as it would have been too expensive for a harvester of the many Murex brandaris shellfish needed to make a small amount of the Tyrian purple dye used in the clothing of royalty. However, this representation in doll form required it. Here she is:
Lydia Purpuraria doll is pictured with trees and shrubs by The Enchanted Cupboard