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  • Place of origin:

    Crimea (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk with metal purl, spangles and coloured silks

  • Museum number:


  • 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)


18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk with metal purl, spangles and coloured silks


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


Embroidery; Ecclesiastical textiles; Religion; Christianity


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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