Ecclesiastical Embriodery

Cloth

Materials:

Thread, Velvet, Sequins, Oil paint and Canvas

Dimensions:

W 35 in x H 20.5 in

Accession Number:

70.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Embroidered cloth, possibly the yoke from a priest's phelonion. Gold and silver metallic thread and sequin embroidery on brown velvet. In center is embroidered columned canopy with two cherubim on top, inside is icon of St. Dimitrii of Rostov, his hands and face painted in oil on canvas. Emboridered floral design on right and left.