Mitre

Armenian
1762


Object Place: Armenia

Dimensions

19 x 21 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.335

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic threads, metal trim

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical costume. Mitre for the Armenian Church. Silk, silver and gilt-silver yarns on red silk ground, metal trim. Enthroned Madonna and Child, twelve apostles in arcades. Inscription at base: “A Donation Given in Memory of Ekmekji Murad, his wife Takman and his son Krikor to St. Taurus Church at Kutahya, 1210 [1762].”

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection