French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork

French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork
French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork

French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork

Covid-19 situation: currently we can only dispatch orders on tuesdays and fridays. Please allow extra time for deliveries. French antique'sauvegarde' (safeguard or protection).

These are often mistaken with scapulars. The sauvegard has been used as a protection against ailments and bad luck since the marseille plague epidemic of 1720. Beautiful printed silk with stitched beads.

There is a printed paper shield at the center with the french flag and flaming heart with cross. There is some card under the material to stiffen it. Some staining as can be seen on the photographs. Small loop at the top. A truly stunning piece of work. Size: 8.8 x 8.8 cm / 3.14 x 3.14. Thanks for visiting cabinet de merveilles. This is not for you if you're looking for perfection. It has marks and patina appropriate for its age, which only add to its beauty. So, it is not perfect.

The pictures are part of the description but if you need anything else please let me know. Everything is packaged safely with recycled material.

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French antique flaming heart with cross 'scapular' sauvegarde. Catholic artwork


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