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Holy Family with Angels
  • Italy
  • Holy Family with Angels, date unknown
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 17.8 x 20.3 x 6.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 x 8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Alice Dains
  • Not on display
  • 1949.0004.01

Polychromed wood carving of three standing figures and two winged figures (identified as the Holy Family with angels). The figure standing on the left is a male and he is holding a long staff. His proper left hand is resting on the back of the child standing in the center. The child has a cross necklace/rosary around his neck. The female figure on the right has her proper right hand behind the child in the center. Above the three figures are two winged figures, positioned horizontally. They are flanking a crown. The left and right side of the carving have horizontal ridges.