Chaplet

Print

Materials:

Paper

Dimensions:

H 2.8125 in x W 5.3125 in

Accession Number:

338.82

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Placed on the brow of the deceased for the funeral. Images of Christ, Holy Virgin Mary, Saint John the Baptist and two angels with prayer inscription in Church Slavonic: "Святый Боже, Святый Крепкий, Святый Безсмертный помилуй нас" ("Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us." Chromolithograph, originally costing 50 kopecks of silver (small inscription on left side -- "Цѣна 50 коп. сер." -- "Price 50 kopecks of silver").