The Treasury

The Treasury of St Peter and Alexander at the Stiftsmuseum Aschaffenburg

Stole of St Martin

Stole of St Martin, c. 1100,
silk, dyed red and blue

MSA Dep. KKPA 14/2009

Born 316/17, Saint Martin was the son of a Roman tribune. In 371 he was appointed Bishop of Tour and is the patron saint of the Mainz Diocese and the town Aschaffenburg. The stole was part of a liturgical vestment of a bishop.

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