Prayer kneeler from the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles

Created by
Unidentified
Used by
First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles, American, founded 1872
Medium
metal, cloth
Dimensions
40 x 28 x 25 in. (101.6 x 71.1 x 63.5 cm)
Type
kneelers (religious building fixtures)
Place used
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
before 1969
Description
A kneeling prayer bench consisting of a rectangular metal frame with the symbol of a cross in the center and two burgundy cushions.
Topic
African American
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of First A.M.E. Church of Los Angeles
Object number
2013.70.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Religious and Sacred Objects
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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