Sakkos

Sakkos; Dalmatic

Materials:

Brocade, Galloon, Thread, Metal thread, Sequins, Brass, Glass and Fringe

Dimensions:

W 138 cm x H 120 cm

Accession Number:

34.2010

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2010-10

Description

Bishop's sakkos (dalmatic). Beige, gold, and teal brocade with pattern of intertwined circles with equliateral crosses and initials IC XC NI KA. Galloon along bottom, sleeves, yoke, and two strips runnind down front. Galloon is teal with gold foliate design and beige flowerheads with red accents. Sides and ends of sleeves are edged with narrow galloon with similar design. On back of sakkos is eight-pointed star embroidered with gold thread and sequins. Along bottom of sakkos is gold fringe. Brass and glass bead buttons along sides.

History Note

Sakkos belonged to Archbishop Sergii (Grishin) (1889-1943) during the years he served as Archbishop of Kiev, 1932-1934.

Inscriptions & Markings

On inside is black ink circular stamp with calvary and inscription: МОСКОВСКИЙ ПАТРИАРХАТ | СЕРГИЙ АРХИЕПИСКОП КИЕВСКИЙ ("Moscow Patriarchate | Sergii, Metropolitan of Kiev")