Silver brooch with a design derived from an 1862 gold embroidered liturgical veil by the famous Constantinople embroiderer Despineta. The sun and the moon bear witnesses of the great events in Christ's life and are often represented in a familiar human form.
Post-Byzantine & Neo-Hellenic art
Diam. 4.5 cm
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