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Saint Margaret of Antioch


Saint Margaret of Antioch
Rachol Seminary
17th Century
Wood, polychrome and gilt
Dimensions:  (a) 7 x 36 cms
                          ( b) 64 x 37 cms
Conservation Cost : Rs. 22,500

The saint is represented with a well defined cavity in her chest, marked by a Flemish type cartouche (appropriate for a reliquary). She wears elaborate clothing.  Her hair is curled and she wears a crown on her head. In front of the saint, a mythical animal lies upside down (probably a dragon).
The pedestal is decorated with a floral design.
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