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Panel, Presentation at the Temple for Greek Orthodox Church

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For Eastern Orthodox Church. Presentation in the Temple. Joseph, holding the dove cage, Anna the Prophetess, Mary, and Simeon who cradles the infant Jesus in his arms on the steps of the temple. Above hangs a lamp which is flanked by a Greek inscription. Raised metal wire embroidery on a blue...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek Orthodox,

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37.6 x 31.5 cm (14 13/16 x 12 3/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Silk satin with silk and gold and silver colored metal thread embroidery, painted embroidery, silk and gold-colored metallic wrapped woven trim, and linen lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts