Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 19th or 20th century. Silver, 2 x 1 3/16 in. (5.0 x 3.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George V. Corinaldi Jr., 79.72.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.13_bw.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 x 1 3/16 in. (5.0 x 3.1 cm)



Accession Number: 79.72.13

Image: 79.72.13_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Silver neck cross in shape of Latin cross with incised linear designs. Between each finial is a decorative triangular form, the apexes of which terminate in small circles. In the center of each triangle is a tree foil design. On the reverse, the triangles take a flora form, but there is no incising in the cross itself. Attached to the superior arm is a very small ring for suspension. Condition: Good, some areas darkening. The suspension ring is wearing thin.

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