Original antique embroidered icon of TheÂ Great Schema Cross
Amazing, extremely rare, and unique Russian icon on velvet - hand embroidered with pearls and semi precious stones - depicting the Great Schema Cross. Â
Russian, c. 1800. Complete with documentation from the Ikonenmuseum in Germany. Â
I have seen other examples, but they have almost all been on display in museums. Â Extremely rare, especially its given condition. Â
Affixed to panel with double splines on reverse. Â Excellent condition, very little loss or damage. Â
Sized at 15 1/4" x 13 1/4" x 1 1/4"