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Mitre

unknown artist1670/1699

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Benaki Museum of Greek Civilization

Mitre embroidered with gold thread, portraying the Hospitality of Abraham on the upper part and Christ as High Priest on the sides. The unusual shape derives from the cylindrical headgear worn by monks. Late 17th c. H. 0.18, Diam. 0.18 m. (ΓΕ 9354)

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Details

  • Title: Mitre
  • Creator: unknown artist
  • Date Created: 1670/1699
  • diameter: 18
  • Physical Dimensions: h180 cm (complete)
  • Type: vestment and ecclesiastical jewellery
  • Rights: Benaki Museum
  • External Link: Benaki Museum

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