Mitre

Mitre

Date:

2008

Materials:

Thread and Gems

Dimensions:

D 9 in x H 10 in

Accession Number:

16.2008

Credit Line:

Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008

Description

White mitre embroidered with silver metallic and brown thread and small faux pearls. Embroidered full-length icons of (L to R:) Christ, St. John the Baptist, Archangel Gabriel, Apostle Paul, the Cross on Golgotha, Apostle Peter, Archangel Michael, and the Virgin Mary. Around botton is band with embroidered text in Church Slavonic: Достойно есть яко воистину блажити тя Богородицу присноблаженную и пренепорочную ("It is truly meet the Theotosko ever-blessed and most blameless"). Topped by silver (?) cross with faux pearls and clear inset gems. Inside sticker with printed number 59, signature: Grushevitskaia.

History Note

Presented to Metropolitan Laurus (Skurla) by Patriarch Alexii II in 2008.

Inscriptions & Markings

Signed: Грушевицкая