Objects
Liturgical veil "Christ in the Sepulchre" 1598
Liturgical veil "Christ in the Sepulchre" 1598
Object type
Liturgical veil "Christ in the Sepulchre"
Place of origin
Russia, Moscow
Date
Organization
Workshops of Tsarina Irina Godunova (nun Alexandra)
Materials
Damask cloth, silk threads, silver-gilt threads, gold, precious stones, pearls
Technique
Needlework, weaving
Dimensions
Size: 86,0 х 67,0 cm
Object history note
Was donated by Tsarina Irina Godunova (nun Alexandra) to the Archangel’s Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin in 1598
Publications
Mayasova N. The Old Russian pictorial embroidery. Scientific catalogue. Moscow, 2004
Vishnevskaya I. Precious fabrics. Moscow, 2007
Museum number
Тк-2478