Saturday, September 24, 2011

Norwegian Folk Museum - Church exhibit

The Norwegian Folk Museum did have a "proper" museum building, and one of the great exhibits consisted of church wares, alter pieces, etc. Unfortunately, we weren't able to get onto the floor where the pieces were since a guide wasn't available. Here is one of the unique pieces, which was an alter piece consisting of the text of Luther's Small Catechism:

There was also a small collection of vestments from the 13th-17th c.

Notice how raised the body of Christ is:

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