Three soapstone blocks (A-C) from Marienkirsche (Old St. Mary's Catholic Church), Fredericksburg, Texas. The Marienkirche was constructed 1861-1863 and dedicated November 11, 1863. Received from Miss Paula Metzger in the 1940s.
H. 30.48 x W. 17.78 cm (H. 12 x W. 7 in)
Place of Origin
Fredericksburg (Gillespie County, Tex.)
Artisan or Artist
building stones ; soapstone ; stonemasonry
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- rock -- stone (worked rock) -- building stone ; Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- rock -- metamorphic rock -- soapstone (metamorphic rock) ; Activities Facet -- Processes and Techniques (Hierarchy Name) -- stonemasonry
Built Environment Artifacts -- building components -- construction materials -- stone, building
building components -- stones, building
Process or Technique
Tools and Materials for artisans and artists
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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