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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.751.9
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Epimanikion depicting the Annunciation
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Greece
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211193
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silk and metallic yarns filé and lamé with sequins and seed pearls
Technique
Embroidery
Dimensions
17 x 26 x 15 cm (6 11/16 x 10 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Harry G. Friedman, New York, Gift to Fogg Museum, 1960.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Harry G. Friedman
Accession Year
1960
Object Number
1960.751.9
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Epimanikion (cuff) depicting the Annunciation surrounded by floral arabesques. Crimson ground embroidered with satin stitch and couching; twelve metallic rings (six per side) for laces or cord. The figures have haloes of seed pearls. Plain weave backing of yellow cotton.

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