Rosary Beads

Date

1846-1878

GUSN

GUSN-100799

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

Descriptive Terms

rosaries
BEADS, ROSARY

Inscription

Medal Front: "PIUS * IX * PONT * MAX * AN * VIII" Medal Back: "SPIRITUS * SANC * SUPERVENIET * IN * TE / ROMAE" (Cast)

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

242

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

3/8 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1806

Reference Notes

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