tabernacle

 
Artist
Creation date
Materials
marble with gilt silver repoussé door
Dimensions
35 x 17 x 5 in.
Credit line
The Elma D. and Orville A. Wilkinson Fund
Accession number
72.123
Collection
Currently On View

This tabernacle was once installed in the wall of a church near an altar. The consecrated Host would have been placed inside it, behind the silver door. The door is made from the reused binding of a much earlier liturgical book.

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