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Pair of cuffs

Greek Orthodox
18th century


Object Place: Greece

Dimensions

16.5 x 27 cm (6 1/2 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.341a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and gold-colored wrapped and strip metallic threads and spangles, silk thread, silk and gold-colored woven tape, and paper backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical Costume. Epimanika (Dalmatic Cuffs). The Annunciation. Medallion, surrounded by dense stylized blossoms on thin, intertwining stalks, with (a) the angel Gabriel holding a lily and (b) the Virgin Mary. Metal wires and strips plus silk ground. Metallic yarn tape border (bottom edge missing on (a) ). Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection