Virgin and Child from the Sainte-Chapelle

The Virgin and Child from the Sainte-Chapelle is a statue carved out of ivory, the tusks of elephants.

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The statue was made in about 1270 in France, and was made for the cathedral (or church) named the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, France. It is 41 centimetres tall, and is a sculpture of the Virgin Mary holding the baby Jesus.

The statue is now in the Louvre museum in Paris, France.