Medieval London

German Rosary

Dublin Core

Title

German Rosary

Subject

Rosary

Description

This particular rosary is of German origin and dates back to the late medieval/early modern period. It is composed of ivory, silver, and partially gilded mounts.

Source

German Rosary. (17.190.306) Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Publisher

http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/464300?rpp=30&pg=1&rndkey=20150203&ao=on&ft=*&when=A.D.%2B1400-1600&where=Europe&what=Prayer%2Bbeads&pos=9&imgno=0&tabname=related-objects

Date

c. 1500–1525

Contributor

Marina Elgawly

Rights

http://www.metmuseum.org/about-the-museum/collections-management-policy

Type

Still image

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Rosary

Physical Dimensions

Overall: 24 11/16 x 2 1/8 x 1 3/4 in. (62.7 x 5.4 x 4.5 cm) Top Terminal: 1 5/8 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/2 in. (4.2 x 3.4 x 3.8 cm) 2nd bead: 2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (5.2 x 4.3 x 2.6 cm) 3rd bead: 2 3/16 x 1 7/8 x 11/16 in. (5.6 x 4.7 x 1.7 cm) 4th bead: 2 5/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 in. (5.8 x 4.9 x 2.6 cm) 5th bead: 2 9/16 x 2 x 1 1/16 in. (6.5 x 5.1 x 2.7 cm) 6th bead: 2 1/2 x 1 13/16 x 7/8 in. (6.3 x 4.6 x 2.2 cm) 7th bead: 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 in. (7 x 5.4 x 2.5 cm) Bottom Terminal: 2 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 15/16 in. (5.2 x 3.6 x 5 cm)

Files

Collection

Citation

“German Rosary,” Medieval London, accessed September 23, 2017, http://medievallondon.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/29.
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