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RELIC OF THE VEIL OF THE VIRGIN MARY WITH VATICAN DOCUMENT

RELIC OF THE VEIL OF THE VIRGIN MARY WITH VATICAN DOCUMENT

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Rare silver reliquary from the 18th century with a glass facade, containing the relic of the veil of the Holy Virgin Mary . The relic is fixed on a fabric background decorated with paper and silver threads, it is identified in Latin on a handwritten label as De Velo BMV 

The relic is accompanied by an original "Authentic" document issued in 1797

Good used condition with its original glass.
Not open.
Ecclesiastical stamp present.

PERIOD : 18th century
DIMENSION : 3cm X 3.5cm
SIZE : 1.18" X 1.4"

The story of the Virgin Mary's veil is shrouded in mystery and legend. According to tradition, the veil was worn by Mary during the crucifixion of Jesus. After his death, the veil would have been kept by disciples and saints. Over the centuries, it is said to have been transferred from hand to hand, until it found a home in prestigious places of worship such as St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican and Chartres Cathedral in France.

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