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Reliquary

1970.620 (RS115461)

Description

Wood carved insets featuring a low-relief of Madonna and Child in circular reserve surrounded by a medallion featuring eleven saints with a Slavic script, under glass enclosed in a six point star brass case with red and aqua paste (?) gems, tracery motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1950
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
glass (material)
paste (glass)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
Christ
Container, Ritual
figure- and animal-derived motifs
glass (material)
Madonna
paste (glass)
Paste Gem
Religion
religions (concept)
reliquaries
Reliquary
Saint
saints
Star
stars
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 2 7/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.620
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64655

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