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Pectoral (Encolpion)
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Pectoral (Encolpion)


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description This pectoral pendant was worn by an ecclesiastic, most probably a bishop. The circular hollow on its front originally contained a carved cameo (or another similar object) with an image of the Virgin Orans or of a saint.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/18/1951Treatmentcleaned
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
17th century (Early Modern)
Medium
enamel on gilt copper (?)
(Enamels)
Accession Number
44.287
Measurements
3 1/4 x 4 15/16 in. (8.2 x 12.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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