Apr 7, 2017
Apr 7, 2017

Relic of St. Gertrude

Relic of St. Gertrude

c. 1045

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Plain weave variant rose colored silk with an extant selvage

Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust 1931.462.g

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An x-ray revealed no solid material is wrapped in this piece of cloth.


This relic is housed in the portable altar commissioned by Countess Gertrude of Brunswick, one of the Guelph Treasure’s earliest and most sumptuous objects.

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