Whitelands May Queen's cross by Arthur Severn

The design of this cross is based on th ehawthorn, which is also sometimes known as may blossom.


Details

Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
7.9 x 6.6 cm
Acquired in:
2011
Presented by:
Geoffrey and Caroline Munn through The Art Fund

It belongs to a series of works commissioned annually by John Ruskin to present to the May Queen at Whitelands College. The cross was included in the V&A's exhibition 'The Cult of Beauty' during 2011.

Provenance

Geoffrey and Caroline Munn.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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