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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Russian (19th century)
Title:Crucifix shaped icon depicting Logos Emmanuel, the Crucifixion and Archangel Michael from an Icon Pattern Book
Date Made:1887
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print on laid paper
Measurements:Sheet: 13 3/8 x 8 3/4 in.; 34.0 x 22.2 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1993.45
Credit Line:Gift of Oriole Feshbach
1993-45.jpg

Description:
A reverse image pattern for an unusual tri-image depiction of the Crucifixion in Crucifix shape. At the top surrounded by seraphim is the Logos Emmanuel (Christ as the word), in the middle is a traditional Crucifixion with all the attendents, below is a depiction of Archangel Michael on clouds with a sword and staff.

Tags:
crosses; angels; skulls; clouds; weapons; swords; architecture; castles; religion; Christianity; Orthodox Eastern Church; patterns; icons; Cyrillic

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