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For Eastern Orthodox Church. Mary holding the baby Jesus who holds a globe and makes the motion of blessing. The half figure of an angel looks toward them from the upper left corner. Continuous border on the sides and bottom of a stylized blossom (?) repeating alternately with seraphim. Top...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Eastern European, 16th–17th century

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58.3 x 51 cm (22 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

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Silk satin with silk and mettalic embroidery, and linen canvas with silk, and gold and silver colored metallic thread embroidery appliquéd onto silk satin, gilt metal woven trim, and silk ikat backing


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