First Parish in Brookline

First Parish in Brookline Artifacts Collection

Altar hanging
Detail from: Altar hanging
This collection contains artifacts and museum objects amassed at First Parish in Brookline from 1717-present. It includes furniture, paintings, photographs, awards, and religious or faith-based objects and secular objects that were used during services, to conduct church business, or donated to the organization over time. These objects reflect aspects of religious practices as they have evolved as well as in-kind donations of cultural objects by families or individuals. The objects also document the activities of the organization and affiliated groups, both secular and faith-based.