The Green (Wo)Man - a (carved) image of a face, with branches and foliage growing out of the mouth, hair, cheeks etc. Various types exist: Foliate head, disgorger. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Man
Sunday, 8 December 2013
Nog n Gruine Man in Stad
[And another Green Man in the city of Groningen (NL)]
A foliate head with horns(!)
I thought I knew my hometown, but she keeps surprizing me.