Orarion (Deacon's stole)
Object Place: Russia
9.5 x 283 cm (3 3/4 x 111 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Compound Weaving (Brocade)
Not On View
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.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection