Object Place: Armenia
143 x 27.5 cm (56 5/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin with silk wrapped gold-colored metal thread embroidery and gold and silver metal strips, silk tambor, silk and gilt metallic strip woven trim, silk and gilt metallic fringe, and linen lining
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Ecclesiastical Costume. Epitrachelion. Ornate cross with stylized leaves and flanked by Greek letters abbreviating the phrase “Jesus Christ Conquers,” alternately repeating with a floral spray in a lattice basket. Metal strips, metallic and silk yarns on a red satin-silk ground. Metallic tape border, silk and metallic yarn bottom fringe. Pendants sewn together leaving head opening. Ground worn through in several areas; some yarns missing.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection