Reliquary oval paperolle Saints Rose of Viterbo Crescentius reliquary 19th

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Reliquary or paperolle * oval, dedicated to several Saints: S Merina M., St. Rose of Viterbo *, S. Agagé, S. Purpurati, S. Crescentius M., in a blackened wooden frame, XIXth century.

This reliquary is in good condition. He still has his seals on the back.

A note: a piece of paper is detached and moves inside, some small accidents and wear on the frame, see photos.

* Saint Rose of Viterbo (1235 - 1252) is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church who belonged to the Third Franciscan Order.

Paperolle *:

Artisanal technique of wrapping narrow strips of paper to create various forms and ornamental patterns. The paperolle is a very old technique used in the Middle Ages, in poor churches, to imitate gold or silver filigree decorations. The achievements were often reliquaries called reliquary paperolles. Paperolle is a term derived from paper. It designates not only the technique, but also the realization in paper. The term rolled papers is sometimes used as a synonym.

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  • Cadre 12 cm x 14 cm vue 5,8 cm x 8 cm