Glorious 19th Century French Gilt Madonna Crown from the mid 19th century. This beautiful Virgin Mary or Madonna crown from France was no doubt donated to the church by wealthy benefactor as a tribute to the Queen of Heaven. At that period the Virgin statues in France were dressed in rich robes with a glittering crown. Stunning large size, it graced the head of a nearly life-sized Madonna statue in a French church
This antique French religious crown has faceted paste jewels meant to resemble diamonds and one large rose pink colored jewel, set in a decorative gilt metal crown. Crowns with pink jewels are more rare to find. This is a full sized crown intended to grace a statue of the Virgin Mary. Adjustable band.