Wednesday, October 19, 2016

270. HEADS UP: A Saintly Set of Ivory Heads

 A gathering of priceless santo heads—some belonging to treasured images, others owned by churches and families; some antiques, others vintage; some from shops, others from private collectors;  some classical, a few folksy—but all made and crafted from old  ivory, the most exquisite and desired material for creating images of devotion. 

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