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Rosary Beads

1969.1804.1-.2 (RS8251)

Description

Pair of rosaries with wooden beads strung on metal chain, each has a metal crucifix and an oval Medal of the Immaculate Conception or "Miraculous Medal."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1854-1900
Inscriptions
Rosary 1: Front: "HONORIFICENTIA POPULI NOSTRI / 1854" Reverse: "E.L." Rosary 2: Front: "O MARIA CONCEPITA SENZA PECCATO PREGATE PER NOI / CHE RICCORIAMO A VOI / 1854" Reverse: "ROMA" (Stamped)
Location of origin
Italy
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Personal Symbols; Belief Symbols
Descriptive terms
Object, Devotional
rosaries
Rosary
Symbol, Spiritual
Accession Number
1969.1804.1-.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100797
Reference Notes
For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).

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