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Orarion (Deacon's stole)

Russian (?)
19th century


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

9.5 x 283 cm (3 3/4 x 111 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2374

Medium or Technique

Silk; Compound Weaving (Brocade)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Various stylized leaves and blossoms repeating in gold-shot yellow and white silk yarns, outlined in red cotton yarns on white and yellow silk ground. A narrow yellow cotton and metallic yarn border edges the ground. Fringe at both ends made of similar material. Slightly soiled and worn in some areas.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection