Amhara. <em>Pendant Cross</em>, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 79.72.25_bw.jpg)

Pendant Cross


Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 in. (6.3 x 3.5 cm)


Accession Number: 79.72.25

Image: 79.72.25_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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