Corporal (Antimins)

Corporal (Antimins)

Date:

1684

Materials:

Silk

Dimensions:

H 18 in x W 22 in

Accession Number:

426.83

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery

Description

Printed on ornamented silk. Image of the Deposition from the Cross in center, in corners are symbols of the four Evangelists. From the reign of Tsars Ivan Alexeevich and Peter Alexeevich. Printed inscription states the antimins was consecrated on 7 September, 1684 by Patriarch Joachim in Moscow.

History Note

Antimins was located in main cathedral of Holy Trinity Monastery prior to transfer to museum.