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Fragment of a Vestment

 
Accession numberBZ.1952.10
Attribution and Date
Bursa? Constantinople?, 16th c.
Measurements

H. 68.7 × W. 42.0 cm (27 1/16 × 16 9/16 in.)

Technique and Material

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced satin weave with weft-float faced twill interlacings of secondary binding warp and supplementary patterning wefts

Acquisition history

Acquired from Zoumpoulakis, Athens, 1952; Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC.

Handbook of the Byzantine Collection, Harvard University (Washington, DC, 1967), no. 376.

W. T. Woodfin, “Celestial Hierarchies and Earthly Hierarchies in the Art of the Byzantine Church,” The Byzantine World (London, 2010), 317, fig. 23.6.

W. T. Woodfin, The Embodied Icon: Liturgical Vestments and Sacramental Power in Byzantium (Oxford, 2012).

W. T. Woodfin, “Repetition and Replication: Sacred and Secular Patterned Textiles,” in Experiencing Byzantium: Papers from the 44th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, ed. C. Nesbitt and M. Jackson (Farnham, Surrey, 2013), 53, fig. 3.6.

Accession numberBZ.1952.10
Attribution and Date
Bursa? Constantinople?, 16th c.
Measurements

H. 68.7 × W. 42.0 cm (27 1/16 × 16 9/16 in.)

Technique and Material

Silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced satin weave with weft-float faced twill interlacings of secondary binding warp and supplementary patterning wefts

Acquisition history

Acquired from Zoumpoulakis, Athens, 1952; Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC.