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Pendant Cross

Arts of Africa

On View: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
CULTURE Amhara
MEDIUM Silver
  • Place Made: Ethiopia
  • DATES 19th or 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (6.0 x 3.8 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 79.72.26
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr.
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amhara. Pendant Cross, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 in. (6.0 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.26. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 79.72.26_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round armed silver neck cross with applique decoration and circles in each arm and in the center. At the top is a hinge and a small applique decorated superior finial with a circle in the center. There is a neck ring for suspension. The reverse side of the cross is hollow and the arms of the cross are filled with a hard substance. Condition: Good
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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