Fragment of ecclesiastical picture
Object Place: Europe (Eastern)
34.3 x 67.5 cm (13 1/2 x 26 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk compound weave
Not On View
One loom width. Repeating in rows a cross, flanked by the Greek abbreviation of the phrase “Jesus Christ Conquers,” within a circle connected to those above and below and on either side by four smaller circles containing a pattée cross. Seraphim occupy the interstices. Predominantly red and yellow. Red, yellow and white silk warp yarns; yellow silk weft yarns. Worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection