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Pair of cuffs

Ecclesiastical Costume. Epimanika (Dalmatic Cuffs). The Annunciation; central leafy medallion, bearing Gabriel on (a) and Mary on (b), symmetrically surrounded by slim stylized floral stalks and independent flowers with leafy stems. Metallic and yellow silk yarns, straight and coiled wires plus...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Greek Orthodox, 18th century

Object Place

Greece or Eastern Europe

Accession Number

43.343a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet with silk, gold and silver colored metallic threads and spangles embroidery, silk braided trim, metal rings, and linen backing

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes