Unknown. <em>Reliquary Locket</em>, 18th-19th century. "Relics," hair, and bone on cloth background in silver frame with glass lenses, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in. (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1941, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 41.1275.383. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 41.1275.383_recto_SL1.jpg)

Reliquary Locket

Artist:Unknown

Medium: "Relics," hair, and bone on cloth background in silver frame with glass lenses

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Dates:18th-19th century

Dimensions: 1 7/8 x 1 3/8 x 1/2 in. (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.3 cm)

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Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

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Accession Number: 41.1275.383

Image: 41.1275.383_recto_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Strips of paper with saints' names on them are attached to a cruciform tree set against a cloth background. The paper strips--"filacteria"--appear to identify miniscule fragments--relics--of the saints.

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