wooden cross with ornate carvings on both sides; long stem with a square base; one side of square base has smaller squares carved within base with four leaf-like patterns in center, the other side differs with more ornate carvings as well as a diamond shape in center; bottom of cross extends beyond square base and geometric carvings in ornately scalloped base; top of stem has two 'arms' protruding below cross with geometric patterns carved into them; diamond shape with carvings just above arms; cross has concave limbs with protruding buds, all caved with ornate latticework and thin lines; diamond shape carved in center of cross with four small circles in each corner

Hand cross, 17th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

Wood, metalexpand_more

The David Draper Dayton Fundexpand_more  2017.1

G254expand_more
Details
Title
Hand cross
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2017.1
Curator Approved

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wooden cross with ornate carvings on both sides; long stem with a square base; one side of square base has smaller squares carved within base with four leaf-like patterns in center, the other side differs with more ornate carvings as well as a diamond shape in center; bottom of cross extends beyond square base and geometric carvings in ornately scalloped base; top of stem has two 'arms' protruding below cross with geometric patterns carved into them; diamond shape with carvings just above arms; cross has concave limbs with protruding buds, all caved with ornate latticework and thin lines; diamond shape carved in center of cross with four small circles in each corner