The adoration of the magi; with inscription of prayer against disease. Engraving on red silk.
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Intended to be sewn on to clothing. A similar print of the magi, also on red silk, is illustrated in M. Beer and U. Rehm, Das kleine Andachtsbild, Hildesheim 2004, pp. 10-11. "Attigit reliquias" means that the cloth had touched the reliquary containing the bodies or heads of the magi in Cologne cathedral
1 print : line engraving, on red silk ; image 13.3 x 8.2 cm
H.H. Caspar Melchior Balthasar bittet das Gott uns beteen von fieber fallende Kranckheit und anderen ubelen zu seiner Hochstenglorÿ. Attigit reliquias
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