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Epigonation

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Ecclesiastical Costume. Epigonation, for Greek Orthodox Church. Large medallion bearing the twelve apostles seated side by side with washing basins (?) before their feet. In the foreground Jesus wearing a crown and holding a towel; in the background two classical-style builings and a radiant...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Eastern European, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Dimensions

38.1 x 37.5 cm (15 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.330

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and metallic thread embroidery, and cotton backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes