Set of Bishop's Vestments
Brocade, Canvas, egg temepra, Thread and Galloon
W 57 in x H 51 in
Bequest. Laurus (Skurla), Metropolitan. 2008
Set of bishop's vestments: sakkos, small omophorion, palitsa. White brocade with gold thread embroidery (mostly grapevine motif) with gold metallic fringe. Sakkos has four round icons on front, egg tempera with gold leaf on canvas. From top to bottom the icons are of St. Basil the Great, St. Alexis Metropolitan of Moscow, St. Philaret the Merciful, St. George the Dragon Slayer. Along bottom is prayer embroidered in gold thread.
Worn by Metropolitan Laurus during Liturgy at the Moscow Kremlin Dormition Catherdral, May 19, 2007