Crucifix

15th century


Object Place: Europe, Italy

Dimensions

18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.1426

Medium or Technique

Gilt copper

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments

Gilt copper figure on a modern ebonized cross. Crown of thorns formed by a thin twisted strip of metal, the ends of which are bent around the back of the head. Nail thru feet missing.

Provenance

By 1918, Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge; 1946, gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge