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Overall: 22 3/4 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. ( 57.8 x 19 x 2.5 cm )
Leather crosier bag with four compartments inside.
Bequest of Archbishop Robert Seton
Archbishop Robert Seton (1839-1927) was the grandson of Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton (1774-1821), founder of the American Sisters of Charity. He spent most of his ecclesiastic career as chaplain to St Elizabeth's convent near Madison, New Jersey.
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