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Saint Meinrad is murdered by two robbers. Oil on canvas. Second half of the 17th century. Einsiedeln Abbey, art collection. Photo: Swiss National Museum
Einsiedeln Abbey around 1840/1850. Oil on wood. Einsiedeln Abbey, art collection. Photo: Swiss National Museum
Pilgrims hung wax votive offerings in the Chapel of Grace as a sign of gratitude. The motifs reflect the wishes associated with them. 18th to 19th century. Einsiedeln Abbey, art collection. Photo: Swiss National Museum
Korean gown. Red Korean silk with patch embroidery. Designed and sewn by Prisca Yang. She and her husband donated the gown for the Black Madonna in 2000 as a show of gratitude for fulfilling their wish to have a child. Photo: Inge Zinsli
Crowns for Mary and the baby Jesus, made by Poussielgue-Rusand, Paris, around 1850/60. Einsiedeln Abbey, Sacristy of the Chapel of Grace. Photo: Swiss National Museum
This monstrance, just over a metre high, is one of the abbey’s most important treasures. Johann Carl Christen, 1670–1684. Einsiedeln Abbey, Large Sacristy. Photo: Swiss National Museum
The ‘Einsiedeln Turkish Rug’ is said to have been seized by Emperor Leopold I of Austria in 1683 and donated to the abbey. Einsiedeln Abbey, art collection. Photo: Robert Rosenberg
Gowns for the Black Madonna. Photo: Swiss National Museum
Glimpse at the exhibition “Einsiedeln Abbey. Pilgrims for 1000 years”. Photo: Swiss National Museum
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