'St Veronica', carving

'St Veronica', carving

'St Veronica'
Carving
Southern Germany
About 1480-1500
Mother-of-pearl
Museum no. A.70-1929
Given by T. Whitcombe Green

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.