Reliquary of Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Siglo XVI
Busto relicario de alabastro que representa a Santa Catalina de Alejandría Siglo XVI

Alabaster reliquary bust depicting Saint Catherine of Alexandria. She is dressed in courtly fashion, alluding to her princess status: red shawl, tunic, undershirt, and jewelry. Her long hair is covered with a blue veil and crown. On her chest there is a circular teak for her relic and on her base is inscribed “SANTA CATALINA”. The folded arrangement of her veil is characteristic of the virgins found in Burgos, Palencia and the Basque Country.

Code: CE00334

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