Saint Catherine of Alexandria - ROM2009_10875_1

ROM2009_10875_1

Saint Catherine of Alexandria

Maker: Unknown maker
Medium:Alabaster, traces of paint and gilding
Geography: Nottingham, England
Date: late 15th century
Period: Gothic; Medieval
Dimensions:
5.7 cm
Object number: 910.88.3
On view
Gallery Location:Samuel European Galleries
DescriptionOften depicted as a princess, Saint Catherine was one of the most popular female saints. She is often shown holding a spiked wheel and a sword (instruments of her torture and martyrdom).
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