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Processional cross from Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans, American, founded 1842  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal
Dimensions:
102 3/4 x 4 1/2 x 1 3/16 in. (261 x 11.4 x 2.9 cm)
Type:
crosses (objects)
Place collected:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Description:
Processional cross made up of a wood pole capped with metal cross. The wood pole has a dark finish and is one continuous piece. The cross is fixed to the top of the pole with a metal attachment. The cross is capped at the top and either arm with trefoils. At the intersection of the arms and panel is a circle with a stylized foliage pattern with four lobes. The cross is pitted with a dot pattern all over. A small hook extends from the pole just below the metal attachment that connects the cross to the pole.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Saint Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans
Object number:
2013.67.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52f83a0e0-d20b-4278-9bbe-511c20f5d4de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.67.6