Arts of Africa
19th or 20th century
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Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr.
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Amhara. Pendant Cross, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (6.3 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.25. Creative Commons-BY
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Silver neck cross in form of a diamond decorated with four solid silver circles in relief at each apex and a large one in the center. At the top is a hinge to which is attached a smaller diamond shape identical to the lower one in decoration and a ring for suspension.
Condition: Good. Hinge area wearing thin on back and neck ring wearing thin on top.
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