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Tabernacle or Folding Shrine
Central Portion of a Tabernacle
Tabernacle with the Virgin and Child and Scenes from the Life of Christ
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 306
Miniature portable tabernacles containing a statuette of the Virgin and Child accompanied by scenes of Christ's infancy became very popular in thirteenth- and fourteenth-century France.
Frédéric Spitzer (d. 1890), Paris; Theodore M. Davis, New York
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