mirror frame Physical Object
Creation Datecirca 1620
DescriptionLarge, ornate, main section of mirror frame. One of 11 pieces (see also 86.08.1499b--k). Possibly a reliquary. Reliquaries are containers or shrines which are designed to hold sacred objects. Sacred objects fall into orders, ranging from bones or hair of saints, to articles they have worn or used, objects associated with miracles, and others. Photographed with1986.008.1499b,e,f.Removed from La Plata Exhibit 4/4/2011.