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Lappet (one of a pair), Annunciation for Greek Orthodox Church

Ecclesiastical Costume. Lappets. The Annunciation. At the base, Gabriel, on (b), holding lilies and standing on a cloud faces toward Mary, on (a). She is surrounded by stars (?), a dove descends toward her from a cloud. Above them Armenian inscriptions in short rows one above the other. All...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Possibly Turkish,

Object Place

Turkey (possibly)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk and gold-colored metallic thread embroidery, silk and metallic woven trim, silk cord, metal, silk and silver colored metallic thread tassels, and silk backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts