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Ecclesiastical Costume. Epitrachelion. Ornate cross with stylized leaves and flanked by Greek letters abbreviating the phrase "Jesus Christ Conquers," alternately repeating with a floral spray in a lattice basket. Metal strips, metallic and silk yarns on a red satin-silk ground. Metallic tape...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 17th century

Object Place

Armenia

Dimensions

143 x 27.5 cm (56 5/16 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.331

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk wrapped gold-colored metal thread embroidery and gold and silver metal strips, silk tambor, silk and gilt metallic strip woven trim, silk and gilt metallic fringe, and linen lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes