Splendor & Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

Title

Splendor & Pageantry: Textile Treasures from the Armenian Orthodox Churches of Istanbul

Department

Family and Consumer Sciences

Document Type

Book

Files

Description

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.

ISBN

978-9944424783

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

Citlembik/Nettleberry Publications

City

Istanbul

Keywords

Armenian church, Turkey, Istanbul, Tʻiwrkʻioy Hayotsʻ Patriarkʻutʻiwn, textile fabrics, ecclesiastical embroidery, christian art and symbolism, church vestments

Disciplines

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.