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Gold-thread embroidered Aer, a liturgical cloth used to cover the vessels of the Eucharist

unknown artist1270/1299

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Gold-thread embroidered Aer, a liturgical cloth used to cover the vessels of the Eucharist. It depicts a symbolic representation of the Communion of the Apostles. The piece constitutes one of the oldest and best-preserved examples of Byzantine gold thread embroidery. Late 13th c. 0.52x0.65 m. (ΓΕ 9320)

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  • Title: Gold-thread embroidered Aer, a liturgical cloth used to cover the vessels of the Eucharist
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1270/1299
  • Physical Dimensions: w650 x h520 x d42 cm (complete)
  • More Info: Benaki Museum - Benaki Museum
  • Type: textile document
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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