Splendor and Pageantry

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Author  Ronald Marchese
Publisher  Citlembik Publications
Publication Date   March 16, 2011
ISBN  9944424781
Pages  397

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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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