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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1960.751.10
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Epimanikion depicting the Virgin Mary
Classification
Textile Arts
Work Type
textile
Date
18th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Greece
Culture
Greek
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211264
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red silk and metallic (silver, gilt) yarns filé, sequins and seed pearls
Technique
Embroidery
Dimensions
19 x 27 cm (7 1/2 x 10 5/8 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
1960.751.10
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Epimanikion (cuff) with a central image of the Virgin, with a halo of seed pearls, on steps under a baldacchino with column supports surrounded by arabesques of exotic flowers and foliage. Crimson silk satin ground embroidered with metallic yarns and sequins; metal loops for laces.

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