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  • Object: Miter

    Oct 03, 2018

    2013.13.7a-b Greek Bishop’s Miter Greek 20th Century Materials: Cloth/Paper/Ink/Metal/Thread/Glass This object is a Greek Bishop’s miter, or ceremonial headpiece.  It’s an elaborate headdress made from brocade, with elaborate embroidery and embellishments, and depicting Christian symbols and figures.   It belonged to [...]

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  • Object: Antimen

    Oct 02, 2018

    I-0529e Antimen Lebanese United States 20th Century Materials: Cloth and Thread This object is an Antimen or Antimension which translates to “instead of the table” and is used in Orthodox Christian churches. It is an authorizing document printed on cloth [...]

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