[Wooden Cross]

Description:

This cross is wooden and a generic shape except that the base widens to 4 cm from 1 cm at the top. One side has a dark line in the natural pattern of the wood. The accompanying card has a printed note, "This cross hand carved of oak from the original cowboy's hitching post or mens prayer tree, Bloy's Cowboy Camp Meeting" and has a handwritten note on the back: "8-18-68. Carved by John Wilson, Pyote, Texas 79777."

Creator(s): Wilson, John
Location(s): United States - Texas - Jeff Davis County
Creation Date: c. 1968  
Partner(s):
Marfa Public Library
Collection(s):
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Usage:
Total Uses: 108
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Sculptor):
Wilson, John

Pyote, Texas 79777

Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1968
  • Digitized: February 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Jeff Davis County
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
c. 1968  
Description:

This cross is wooden and a generic shape except that the base widens to 4 cm from 1 cm at the top. One side has a dark line in the natural pattern of the wood. The accompanying card has a printed note, "This cross hand carved of oak from the original cowboy's hitching post or mens prayer tree, Bloy's Cowboy Camp Meeting" and has a handwritten note on the back: "8-18-68. Carved by John Wilson, Pyote, Texas 79777."

Physical Description:

1 cross : wood ; 4 x 8 x 1 cm. + 1 card (2 sides ; 5 x 9 cm.)

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): symbols | crosses | oak
Partner:
Marfa Public Library
Collection:
Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1973.03.16
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth39996
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public