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Pair of cuffs, for Greek Orthodox Church

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Ecclesiastical Costume. Cuff fragments (?) a) six half-figures of saints; one holds a small church, another an open box (?). Five have crucifixes appearing at an angle from the shoulder. B: six similar saints, each holding a book (?). Cyrillic inscriptions. Metallic and polychrome silk yarns on...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek Orthodox, 16th–17th century

Object Place

Greek ?

Dimensions

29.5 x 7 cm (11 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.344a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and gold-colored metallic thread embroidery, and linen lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes