Our Lady of Solitude (?)

Description
This figure is probably the Virgen de la Soledad. The title of Our Lady of Solitude is attributed to her faith-filled vigil on Holy Saturday, as she awaited the resurrection of her son, Jesus Christ.
Description (Spanish)
Esta figura probablemente sea una representación de la Virgen de la Soledad. El título de Virgen de la Soledad se atribuye a la soledad colmada de fe que ella debió sobrellevar el sábado de gloria mientras aguardaba la resurrección de su hijo, Jesucristo.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
20th century
late 19th - 20th century
Place Made
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
handmade (overall production method/technique)
wood; paint; metal (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 cm x 6 cm x 3.5 cm; 5 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 3/8 in
ID Number
1997.0097.0459
catalog number
1997.0097.0459
accession number
1997.0097
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal
subject
Puerto Rico
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Religion
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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