Painting

Processional Cross

Processional Cross
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Painting, Tempera on panel, 86x70.5 cm., handle lenght 101 cm
Origin: Russia, Second half of 19th century
Source of entry: 1980

See also

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Processional Cross
A crucifix which is carried at the head of a procession, and which is usually mounted upon a long staff or handle.
The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Processional Cross
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Crucifixes and Processional Crosses - PaxHouse New and Used ...
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The History of Crosses
To this day the ritual books of the Church seem to assume that the handle of the processional cross is detachable, for in the funeral of infants it is laid ...

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