Footprint Historic Cross of Calatrava, 20 x 15 cm
Historic moment with the Cross of Calatrava, made in Toledo of the 'Collection of Historical Traces' of MARTO. The footprint measures 20 x 15 cm The Calatrava Cross is a symbol used by the Order of Calatrava and the Order of Montesa (this in black), as well as by the Order of Preachers. It consists of a Greek cross (in the past it was Latin) with the four arms the same, gules and flower-of-lysed (with fleurs-de-lis on the ends of the arms). This cross appears in many coats of arms and flags of towns of the Campo de Calatrava. In the Order of Calatrava was black until the FIFTEENTH century when it passed to be depicted in the color red.