Rosary Beads

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1854-1900

GUSN

GUSN-100797

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

Descriptive Terms

rosaries
Symbol, Spiritual
Object, Devotional
Rosary
Rosary

Inscription

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)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

240

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Italy

Object Type

Personal Symbols; Belief Symbols

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1804.1-.2

Reference Notes

For more information on the Codman estate see the entire issue of "Old Time New England" 71, no. 258 (1981).