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Cologne Cathedral: Shrine of the Jeweled Madonna

Shrine of the Jeweled Madonna

Shrine of the Jeweled Madonna, who is said to work miracles, in the north transept. Only the heads of the Virgin and Child can be seen; the remainder of the statue is dressed in a gown of white silk (last renewed in 1991) pinned with jewels and other ex-votos. The sculpture is Baroque and dates from the late 17th century.

Credit: Holly Hayes