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Chalice cover in the form of a cross
Chalice cover in the form of a cross
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Cotton, Chenille, Metal Thread; Embroidery
Dimensions:
50.8 x 50.8 cm (20 x 20 in.) cross-shaped
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
52854
Acquisition Date:
1914-01-26
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Hilda R. Nutall in memory of Magdalena Nuttall

A square cross of five rectangular sections (a central square with four arms) sewn together and embroidered. Each arm of the cross is embroidered with an angel, the center with the infant Christ in the manger (?) and a seraphim with double wings. The wings and garments of the figures are outlined in light blue chenille. Inscription in Russian or Armenian.
Couched black cotton and gold metal threads, blue and gold chenille.

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