Apr 7, 2017
Apr 7, 2017

Relic Bundle with Saints Stephen, Sophie, Perpetua, Paul, Barnaba, Philip, Simon, Thaddeus, John the Apostle, and James

Relic Bundle with Saints Stephen, Sophie, Perpetua, Paul, Barnaba, Philip, Simon, Thaddeus, John the Apostle, and James

c. 1045

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Compound weave or samite

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

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An x-ray revealed only small specks of solid material among this wrapped bundle.

Description

These relics are 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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