Apr 7, 2017
Apr 7, 2017

Relic of St. Marcian

Relic of St. Marcian

c. 1045

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Plain weave green silk with an extant selvage

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

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X-rays revealed no solid material is wrapped in this piece of cloth.

Description

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

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