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Deësis


Greek
17th century
28 cm x 24.75 cm (11 in. x 9 3/4 in.)
silk
BZ.1963.22

Not on view


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Description
A silk textile with gold, silver, tweed, and pearls. The halos of the three figures are outlined in pearls, some of which are missing. A Greek inscription appears above their heads. The wide border features a vegetal design.


Acquisition History
Acquired from the Zoumboulakis Collection, Athens, 1963.

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington, DC.