Votive shoe (patten)

leather, cork, 15th century, length: 15 cm

The small poulaine was found under the nuns‘ pew in the minster. It was probably a votive offering, a symbolic sacrifice, to an image of a saint revered in the cloister.

Text: A. A.

The exhibit refers to:

Mecklenburg until 1945

Look here for the original exhibit:

Deutsches Bernsteinmuseum Ribnitz-Damgarten

Deutsches Bernsteinmuseum Ribnitz-Damgarten

Im Kloster 1-2
18311 Ribnitz-Damgarten

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