Sakkos

Sakkos; Dalmatic

Materials:

Brocade, Thread, Metal and Tinsel

Dimensions:

W 134 cm x H 119 cm

Accession Number:

35.2010

Credit Line:

Transfer. Holy Trinity Monastery. 2010-10

Description

Bishop's sakkos (dalmatic). Yellow, beige, gold, and magenta brocade with pattern of stylized foliage and circles with equilateral gold cross and emanating rays. Sakkos edged with gold thread lace. Strips of lace along bottom of sakkos, sleeves, yoke, and three strips running down front. Along bottom edge is gold thread and spiral fringe. On back is gold metal thread and tinsel eight-pointed star. Metal openwork buttons along sides and pellet bells at end of sleeves and bottom hem.