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Medium:
Medium: silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on cotton; several kinds of metallic thread used Technique: embroidered in stem, split, knotted and couching stitches on plain weave. Embroidered through two layers of fabric.
Dimensions:
H x W: 261 x 28 cm (8 ft. 6 3/4 in. x 11 in.)
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Hanging
Made in:
Greece, Turkey or Russia
Date:
early 20th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Hanging or part of vestment of Eastern church. Eleven scenes from the life of Christ, with a short inscription between each scene. Loops for hanging at several places.
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan L. Wolfe
Accession Number:
1969-50-28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ec7a5d34-4b10-47eb-82c9-69e456d26f8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1969-50-28