19th century (?)
30 x 37 cm (11 13/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Icon. The Assumption of the Virgin. Worked in metallic yarn, metal strips, purl and spangals; faces and hands in painted gesso; highlights in green silk velvet. Ground of ribbed yellow (?) silk over tan linen. Border with a stylized undulating flowering vine; a large trefoil blossom in each corner; same materials as above. All mounted on a square rectangular wooden backing. Badly soiled; worn.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection