The Cleveland Museum of Art

Collection Online as of July 24, 2024

Pectoral Cross

Pectoral Cross

1600s
Location: not on view

Description

This ivory cross is carved on the front with scenes drawn from Twelve Feasts of the Orthodox Church, including the Passion and Resurrection of Christ; on the reverse is a scene of the Mother of God surrounded by clergy. The scenes include Slavonic inscriptions. The ivory cross is mounted within a silver frame as a pectoral to be worn at the breast, probably by a priest.
  • Changing Dimensions: Works on Paper by Sculptors. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (November 22, 1995-January 24, 1996).
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Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1993.37