The design of this cross is based on th ehawthorn, which is also sometimes known as may blossom.
Whitelands May Queen's cross by Arthur Severn, 1893
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- 7.9 x 6.6 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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.
Geoffrey and Caroline Munn.