Rosary Beads

Date

1846-1878

GUSN

GUSN-100800

Description

Rosary beads, carved and pierced wooden mottled beads on metal chain, metal crucifix with corpus and metal medal depicting profile of Pope Pius IX on front and angel blessing a kneeling woman on 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

243

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Rome, Italy

Object Type

Personal Symbol

Dimensions

1/2 in (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1807

Reference Notes

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