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Pendant Cross

Arts of Africa

  • 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
    CREDIT LINE Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr.
    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
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.26_view1_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 79.72.26_view1_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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