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Stole (Porourar) with the Tree of Jesse
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Stole (Porourar) with the Tree of Jesse


Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Exhibitions
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
Provenance Purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Embroidered in Armenian: This precious stole [is] a praiseworthy yoke / filled with symbolic pictures, / a memorial gift to the Holy Mother of God, / the holy cathedral of Galatia. / For the enjoyment of Moses, [?] bishop, / amazing because of his benevolence, / by master [i.e. craftsman] vardapet Abraham.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1721 (Early Modern)
Medium
silk embroidery
(Textiles)
Accession Number
83.315
Measurements
H: 61 x W: 11 7/16 in. (154.9 x 29 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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