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Orarion (Deacon's stole)

Russian (?)
19th century


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

10 x 294.5 cm (3 15/16 x 115 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2373

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving (Brocade)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Repeating stylized acanthus leaves and some small blossoms in white silk and metallic yarns, outlined in darker yellow silk yarns on a gold-shot yellow silk ground. Narrow metallic and silk yarn border edges the ground. Yellow cotton and metallic yarn fringe at both ends. Many metal strips are missing from the ground; slightly worn and soiled in some areas. See: 51.2374.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection