Dalmatic (Saccos)

Eastern European
18th century (?)


Object Place: Europe (Eastern)

Dimensions

Center back length: 118 cm (46 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.347

Medium or Technique

Silk brocaded with silk and metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection