altar - portable tabernacle

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Title

altar - portable tabernacle

Description

Portable tabernacle altar, wood box with red and black tortoiseshell decorating front doors and Corinthian columns. Painted black, with gold trim, including cornucopia and scrollwork figures. Paper backing. Metal hinges, lock, and key. Interior decorated with wood inlay on bottom, doors, and sides, red velvet with raised gold needlework on back. Belonged to Father Nerinckx.

Format

20" x 11" x 13.5"

Type

Furnishings

Identifier

0036a

Files

0036.jpg

Citation

“altar - portable tabernacle,” Loretto Heritage Center Artifacts, accessed June 21, 2024, https://lorettoheritagecenter.omeka.net/items/show/38.