Ivory head and hands
New glass eyes and fiber wig
Restoration by Dr. Raffy Lopez
Ivory polychromy by Rafael del Casal
Provenance: Gift of Antonio Martino to my father, Dr. Porfirio J. Callo
The "frontal" is goldwork embroidery done in the old "banig" style.
The cape is "antique purple" velvet the color of mourning in old style Philippine santos. The cape is edged in French 19th century gold metallic 'torchon" lace.
The metal work heart pierced by a dagger is original to the image.
The rostrillo (facial aureola) is 19th century 14K goldwork from Unang Panahon Antiques.
Photo courtesy of Ric Rivera (Abadhero08)