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Pair of cuffs

Ecclesiastical Costume. Epimanika (Dalmatic Cuffs). The Annunciation. Medallion, surrounded by dense stylized blossoms on thin, intertwining stalks, with (a) the angel Gabriel holding a lily and (b) the Virgin Mary. Metal wires and strips plus silk ground. Metallic yarn tape border (bottom edge...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek Orthodox, 18th century

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Silk satin with silk and gold-colored wrapped and strip metallic threads and spangles, silk thread, silk and gold-colored woven tape, and paper backing


Textiles and Fashion Arts