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Ecclesiastical costume. Mitre for the Armenian Church. Silk, silver and gilt-silver yarns on red silk ground, metal trim. Enthroned Madonna and Child, twelve apostles in arcades. Inscription at base: "A Donation Given in Memory of Ekmekji Murad, his wife Takman and his son Krikor to St. Taurus...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Armenian, 1762

Object Place

Armenia

Dimensions

19 x 21 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.335

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic threads, metal trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes