With the spreading of the narration of Saint Brigitte of
Sweden 's vision, during which the Virgin herself told her about Jesus' birth,
a new iconography of the
The Virgin's attitude changes :
now she is on her
knees, worshipping the naked baby lying on a tail of her coat.
This Adoration of the Child is intended to show,
despite the familiar and anecdotal character of the creche (kept by the image)
the divine character of Christ, whose mother has been the first one to feel
since He was born.