Splendor and Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

Splendor and Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

Paperback

By (author) Ronald T Marchese, By (author) Marlene R Breu, With Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul

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  • Publisher: Citlembik Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 397 pages
  • Dimensions: 226mm x 307mm x 28mm | 2,018g
  • Publication date: 16 March 2011
  • ISBN 10: 9944424781
  • ISBN 13: 9789944424783
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations, figures

Product description

The first-ever detailed presentation of historic and sacred Armenian textiles found in treasury of the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul. Text accompanied by 175 color photographs (many full-spread) of the selection of artifacts, exquisite pieces dating from the past three hundred years that were executed by women artisans in embroidery, applique techniques of textile printing, and/or painting. Includes description and histories of the Armenian Orthodox community and its churches, iconography, techniques, and detailed catalogue.

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