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Epitaphios

Epitaphios, for Eastern Orthodox Church. Central panel, the descent from the cross. At Jesus's head, the Virgin Mary, Mary Salome (?) and Mary Magdelene; at His feet, Joseph of Arimathea, John the Apostle and Nicodemus. All with intitials in their hallows. Foreground, a Russian inscription and...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

18th century

Object Place

Russia ?

Accession Number

46.762

Medium or Technique

Silk damask and moire with silk and gold and silver colored metallic thread embroidery, silk and metallic wrapped thread lace, silk moire applique, seed pearls, and silk backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles