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Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Used by:
Louis J. Beasley, American, 1907 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1/4 × 4 × 4 in. (0.6 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm)
Type:
communion sets
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939-1944
Description:
A brass paten, used for the distribution of the consecrated Eucharist. The paten is a simple, unadorned platter with a 1/2 inch raised border. Verso, in the center of the paten, the letters [U. S.] are engraved.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Louis J. Beasley Family
Object number:
2013.205.1.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Exhibition:
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a56c2569-56e4-4b1f-9d1f-76b2c7e6a56f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.205.1.6