Pair of cuffs
Object Place: Greece or Eastern Europe
26 x 17 cm (10 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)
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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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.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection