Sheepskin Coat

Coat

Date:

1926

Materials:

Sheepskin

Dimensions:

H 49 i

Accession Number:

277.81

Credit Line:

Gift. Filimon (Nikitin), Abbott

Description

Patched leather exterior with sheepskin inside. Such coats were worn by the monks at Valaam Monastery in the early 20th century.

History Note

Belonged to and was brought from Valaam by Abbott Filimon, who later lived at Holy Trinity Monastery.