Requires Photography

Diptych

15th century


Object Place: Middle East, Byzantine

Accession Number

42.458

Medium or Technique

Wood; Polychrome wood

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ecclesiastical ornaments

Wood, painted on gold ground. Inside: half figures of Madonna and Child, & of Christ in ceremonial dress with pallium and crown. Outside: annunciation, and Saints Peter and Paul holding a tabernacle (representing the church). Dark and chipped. Upper molding missing inside; wire hinges.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mabel H. Cummings