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 Resource Type: Physical Object
 Decade: 1960-1969
 Collection: Marfa, Diversity in the Desert
[Wooden Cross]

[Wooden Cross]

Date: c. 1968
Creator: Wilson, John
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."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library