Whittled Rosary

Whittled Rosary

Date Made: November 29, 1960 - January 26, 1961

Medium: Pinewood

Dimensions: 77 inches

A rosary hand carved from one piece of pinewood.  The links are carved to look like beads which meet at a carved heart and culminate at a carved cross.  This rosary was made over a period of 3 months and took 110 hours to carve.

Credit Line: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston, MA

Copyright: not public domain