Artist Greek
  • Processional Banner
Date 16th Century
Medium Embroidery: silk and metallic thread on silk satin.
Dimensions Overall: 45 × 22 1/4 inches (114.3 × 56.5 cm)
Image: 21 1/4 × 18 3/4 inches (54 × 47.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Schlotman
Accession Number 25.209
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Not On View
Inscriptions The inscriptions identify Christ, Saint John, and Mary, as "most holy mother of God."
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Schlotman, Grosse Pointe, MI
A. C. Weibel, "A Byzantine Banner," Bulletin of the DIA 9, no. 2 (1927), pp. 22-23

P. Barnet, Clothed in Majesty: European Ecclesiastical Textiles from the Detroit Insitute of Arts, exh. cat. 1991, no. 7, p. 20