'St Veronica', part of a Statuette

'St Veronica', part of a Statuette

Part of a Statuette of 'St Veronica'
Spain (Santiago de Compostela)
About 1600-1700
Jet
Museum no. A.14-1953
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

St Veronica is shown with a cloth bearing the image of Christ. According to legend, she wiped his face as he passed by with the Cross and the cloth was then miraculously imprinted with his image.