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Pair of cuffs

Greek Orthodox
18th century


Object Place: Greece or Eastern Europe

Dimensions

26 x 17 cm (10 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.343a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with silk, gold and silver colored metallic threads and spangles embroidery, silk braided trim, metal rings, and linen backing

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ecclesiastical Costume. Epimanika (Dalmatic Cuffs). The Annunciation; central leafy medallion, bearing Gabriel on (a) and Mary on (b), symmetrically surrounded by slim stylized floral stalks and independent flowers with leafy stems. Metallic and yellow silk yarns, straight and coiled wires plus sequins on a brownish velvet ground. Sixteen metal rings on each cuff. Good condition.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection