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One of a pair of pyx cloths, velvet, made from (originally) violet-coloured velvet, now faded, embroidered with gold thread in floral design with a cross in the central panel. Made in cruciform pattern. Backed with yellow buckram. Greek Orthodox Church.


pyx cloth

1 item (description level: whole)
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  pyx cloth
object name (local):  velvet pyx cloth with embroidered crucifix
object name:  pyx cloth

Greece; Europe
Additional place information
made or collected:  Greece 

overall: 406 x 406 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 406 x 406 mm

previous owner:  Royal Museum & Art Gallery, Canterbury 

Related subjects
object name: pyx cloths

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2018-05-11 by XGVIEWS

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