The sun subject comes from a 1862 gold embroidered Good Friday liturgical veil stitched by thefamous Constantinople embroiderer Despineta. The sun and the other secular symbol, the moon, witness the great events in Christ's life and are represented in a familiar human form.
Design adapted and executed by Dimos S. art.
Post-Byzantine & Neo-Hellenic art
Diam. 4.5 cm
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