known as "di Palazzo".
Rock crystal and gold-plated silver. In the center, Sacred Wood
of the Cross. Fifteenth century.
is composed of finely cut rock crystal elements that are joined
to one another by a rich, gold-plated silver frame in the form
of a cross that rises from a cluster of acanthus and stands on
a high marble base. The relic case, also in rock crystal, containing
fragments of the Sacred Wood of the Cross, is in the center of
the cross. The chased work on the gold-plated silver frame is
or remarkable elegance.
few of the many items on display in the Treasury Museum