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There are significant remains of the original polychrome, and particularly evident is the yellow gilding of her dress. To the back are two tenon apertures indicating that she was fixed onto some sort of structure. It is quite likely that she would have been attached to a carved representation of the crescent moon. It was not uncommon in German religious sculpture to represent the Virgin Mary in this way which referred to Revelations 12:1: “A great sign appeared in the sky. It was a woman clothed with the sun with the moon under her feet and on her head a crown of twelve stars. She was with child and wailed aloud with pain as she laboured to give birth”.” This is one possibility but due to her losses it cannot be definite.
She has been sawn off to level the bottom and her left arm, right thumb, and right foot are also missing
|Height||62.00 cm||(24.41 inches)|
|Width||26.00 cm||(10.24 inches)|
|Depth||26.00 cm||(10.24 inches)|
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