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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Crimea (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk with metal purl, spangles and coloured silks

  • Museum number:

    T.182-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Textile panel of embroidered green silk with metal purl, thread, cord and spangles and coloured silks in raised and couched work with chain stitch, Embroidered figure of Christ. Christ is shown seated on clouds, his right hand raised in blessing, the other holding the orb of the world surmounted by a cross. He is clad in blue and red and has a heavy gilt halo.

Place of Origin

Crimea (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk with metal purl, spangles and coloured silks

Dimensions

Length: 7.25 in, Width: 5.75 in

Descriptive line

Textile panel of embroidered silk with metal purl, spangles and coloured silks, Crimea, 18th century

Categories

Embroidery; Ecclesiastical textiles; Religion; Christianity

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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