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POIAS (ECCLESIASTICAL BELT)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The belt, zonarion, was worn by priests and bishops and was a symbol of spiritual strength. This one is made of brocade containing gold threads and motifs including crosses in cut and voided velvet. In the center is a cross embroidered in gold threads.

Category:
costume, liturgical
Object name:
POIAS (ECCLESIASTICAL BELT)
Made from:
Brocade
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
105.4 cm (41 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
44.51
Class:
VESTMENT
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Madame Augusto Rosso, 1970