Saint Barbara Doll

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Geoffrey Marchal
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published on 28 December 2019

A doll depicting Saint Barbara. From Mechelen, Belgium, c. 1500 - 1510 CE. Walnut, original Brussels polychromy. These Mechelen dolls enhanced the ‘walled gardens’ of Mechelen, next to sachets containing relics, paper flowers and other decorations.

Museum of Art History (Musée du Cinquantenaire), Brussels, Belgium. Made with CapturingReality.

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