Wedding crown

Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Norway

Dimensions

Height: 13.2cm (5 3/16in.) Other (diameter at top): 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.) Other (diameter at base): 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.896

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Repoussé head band with open-work design above. Four medallions enclosing gilt Madonnas each surmounted by a flying bird. Between birds letter M with crown and cross above. Hung with silver and gilt leaves and discs.

Provenance

By 1927, Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes; 1941, Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes