Splendor & Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul
Family and Consumer Sciences
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.
Armenian church, Turkey, Istanbul, Tʻiwrkʻioy Hayotsʻ Patriarkʻutʻiwn, textile fabrics, ecclesiastical embroidery, christian art and symbolism, church vestments
Art and Design | History of Christianity | History of Religion
Citation for published book
Marchese, Ronald T, and Marlene R. Breu. Splendor & Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul. Istanbul: Citlembik/Nettleberry Publications, 2010. Print.
Marchese, Ronald T.; Breu, Marlene R.; Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul; and Oğurlu, Murat, "Splendor & Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul" (2010). All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors. 283.