Reliquary

Collection Type

  • Relics and souvenirs

Date

1800-1950

GUSN

GUSN-64655

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

Descriptive Terms

reliquaries
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
paste (glass)
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
religions (concept)
saints
stars
Container, Ritual
Reliquary
Carved
Madonna
Christ
Saint
Religion
Star
Brass
Paste Gem
Reliquary

Associated Person

Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4 1/2 x 2 7/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.620