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Crucifix

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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

15th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.1426

Medium or Technique

Gilt copper

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments