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  • Pottery

    The monastery’s pottery collection illustrates the daily lives of the nuns in considerable detail, with pieces dating from the 13th century, before the foundation of the monastery, to the 20th century.

  • Presentation

    The collections at the Royal Monastery of St Maryof Pedralbes comprise a wide range of religious works of art and objects from everyday life belonging to the St Mary of Pedralbes community of Poor Clares.

  • Sculpture

    The sculpture collection at the Royal Monastery of St Maryof Pedralbes consists of an array of small pieces of exceptional quality dating from the 14th to 18th centuries.

  • Furniture

    The monastery’s furniture collection consists of an assortment of pieces, with items of high quality and artistic and historical value appearing alongside very basic, utilitarian furniture possessing great ethnological value.

  • Manuscripts

    One of the highlights of the large manuscript collection kept in the community archive, with items dating from the late Middle Ages to modern times, is the series of 35 calligraphed and illustrated choirbooks.

  • Paintings

    The monastery’s painting collection includes the murals located around the cloister and in St Michael’s Chapel, as well as fragments transferred to the chapter house and the abbey room and various works from the 15th to 20th centuries.

  • Gold and silver work

    The monastery’s collection of gold and silver work reflects the historical and social development of the Pedralbes community, basically through pieces made in Catalan workshops during the 14th to 19th centuries.

  • Ethnology

    The collection includes all the objects used by the Poor Clares at Pedralbes that help portray the community from the point of view of material culture and illustrate their everyday lives.

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