Images of Medieval Art and Architecture
The Treasure of Saint Denis
Paxes of Gold Vermeil
Adapted from Félibien, Plate II, Item I
Paxes of gold vermeil.
Félibien, pages 539. Translated by Jane Vadnal.
- A pax is a tablet or board on which is a figure or symbol of Christ,
the Virgin, or a saint. Customarily, it is kissed by the priest and then
by the people before communion.
Félibien, pages 539.
Created by J Vadnal, July, 1998