Pectoral Cross

Cross, pectoral

Materials:

Silver gilt, Enamel and Gems

Dimensions:

H 7.5 in x W 3.5 in x D 0.375 in

Accession Number:

188.81

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Pectoral cross surmounted by crown pendant. In center is round icon of God the Father painted on enamel. Multicolored gems inset into cross. Pendant attached to bottom of cross. Chain attached. Originally belonged to Metropolitan Vladimir (Bogoiavlenskii) (1848-1918) of Kiev and Galich.

History Note

Originally belonged to Metropolitan Vladimir (Bogoiavlenskii) of Kiev and Galich (1848-1918), first New Martyr of the Russian Church, killed by the Bolsheviks on February 7, 1918.