votive offering

Votive offering made from printed paper and card. The offering depicts 'Der Helige Rock von Trier' (the Seamless Robe of Jesus, a relic said to be the robe worn by Jesus shortly before his crucifixion, which is held in the Cathedral of Trier), hung on a blue ribbon. There is an inscription at the bottom of the card dated 1810.

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