18th century (?)
Object Place: Europe (Eastern)
Center back length: 118 cm (46 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk brocaded with silk and metallic threads
Not On View
Ecclesiastical costume. Saccos. Crosses, flanked by four pairs of Greek letters which abbreviate the phrase “Jesus Christ Conquers,” plus stylized blossoms with four pinnate leaf sprays forming a cross, repeating in alternating dense staggered rows. Metallic and silk yarns on a red silk ground; red silk border on hem and sleeves.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection