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 Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Religious Objects

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.620