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Rosary Beads

1969.1806 (RS8253)

Description

Rosay beads made of nuts on metal chain, metal crucifix with corpus and medal depicting profile of Pope Pius IX on one side and an angel blessing a kneeling woman on the reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1846-1878
Inscriptions
Medal Front: "PIUS * IX * PONT * MAX * AN * VIII" Medal Back: "SPIRITUS * SANC * SUPERVENIET * IN * TE / ROMAE" (Cast)
Location of origin
Rome, Italy
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Object type
Personal Symbol
Descriptive terms
BEADS, ROSARY
rosaries
Dimensions
3/8 in (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.1806
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
100799
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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