alms box

Penitent's alms box. Alms Box, metal, Malta. Half cylinder in form with strap handle and lid, the latter has trough slot for coins. Made from tinplate painted cream and with a picture of the head of St. John the Baptist in colours on the front. Used by the Society of Mercy and the Holy Rosary.
H 6 1/8”. W 3 5/8”. D 5 1/8” (inc. handle). Part of complete costume (see numbers 3-9).

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