St Francis Cross 8.25 Inches High San Damiano Crucifix
Saint Francis Crucifix, also known as the San Damiano Cross.The cross that St Francis of Assisi was praying before when he received the commission from the Lord to rebuild the Church. The original cross presently hangs in the Basilica of Saint Claire in Assisi. The cross is of a type sometimes called an Icon cross because besides the main figure it contains images of people who have a part in the meaning of the cross. The Cross was painted in the 11th Century, with the Artist unknown. Size: 8.25 inches, 21cm high.