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Marès Lace Museum

Sailor’s chest

18th-century sailor’s chest. Photo by Enric Pera. Marès Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.

 

 

18th-century sailor’s chest. Photo by Enric Pera. Marès Lace Museum. Arenys de Mar Museum.

 

 

Sailor’s chest from a house in Arenys de Mar. These chests were used to transport the goods imported from and exported to the Americas.

The cover depicts a meal scene; on the top left a Virgin is portrayed, symbolising La Pietat hermitage; and on the right is a Christ, symbolising the Montcalvari hermitage. Both hermitages are located in Arenys de Mar.

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