Certificate from Synod of Bishops of the Russain Church Abroad
Paper, Ink, Sealing wax and Ribbon
W 12.5 in x H 18.5 in
Certificate of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, #3417, given to the church warden of St. Nicholas Church in Teheran (Iran), Arkhip Andreevich Pakhtousov, on November 14/27, 1925. Signed by Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitskii) and the Director of the Synodal Office E. Makharoblidze, in Sremskie Karlovtsy (Serbia). Ornamented border; icon of the Holy Trinity on top; typewritten with some parts written in by hand; on bottom is seal over orange ribbon in form of cross and tricolor white, blue and red ribbon in form of X. Under border on bottom left "Српска Манастирска Штампариjа у Срем. Карловцима 1925 -- 5."