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Accession №1987.000.00637
PurposeAlternative Medicine
Specific NameEx-voto


Oval plate embossed with 2 eyes and eyebrows. Oval is surrounded by filagree- design consists of flowers, leaves and a cherub with wings at the bottom. Has loop for hanging. Object is meant to be used as a milagros by an individual seeking divine intervention for an eye ailment.

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