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Prayer Bead from a Rosary or Chaplet, with Christ and Death
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Prayer Bead from a Rosary or Chaplet, with Christ and Death


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description In comparison with ivory or jet, wood was very inexpensive. It was easily carved and popular for mass-produced prayer beads.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/15/1981Examinationexamined for condition
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1525-1575 (Renaissance)
Medium
boxwood
(Wood)
Accession Number
61.122
Measurements
11/16 in. (1.8 cm)
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