Museum exhibit /Lithuanian crucifix
Double wooden crucifix. Made by an unknown political prisoner in a camp in Taishet. It is kept in the Priekule Museum of Exile and the Struggle for Freedom (Priekule, Lithuanian Republic). Given to the Museum by Petronėlė Aksamitauskaitė, a former political prisoner (Photo December, 2010). 
 
 
 
 
Creator of collectionPetronėlė Aksamitauskaitė
 
Date of acquisition2010
 
Date and place of creationCamp in Taishet
 
Size4 x 5.8 cm. Thickness 0.5 cm.
 
MaterialsWood
 
Description of exhibitA stylized Lithuanian crucifix – a double six-pointed crucifix with cross-pieces all the same size. Made from a single piece of wood, decorated with carving on the front. On the back, there is a wire loop for hanging the crucifix. In the cross-section at the back there are traces of an inscription (illegible) written in faded ink.
 
State of preservationGood
 
Detailed annotationA double, wooden, stylized crucifix. It was made by an unknown political prisoner in a camp at Taishet. It is kept in the Priekule Museum of Exile and the Struggle for Freedom (Priekule, Lithuanian Republic). It was given to the Museum in 2010 by a former political prisoner, Petronele Aksamitauskaite. The crucifix was probably made in the OzerLag, where P. Aksamitauskaite was in 1954.
 
PersonsAksamitauskaitė Petronėlė, Creator of the collection
 
Web page?Yes
 
 
Museum exhibit /Lithuanian crucifix