SPLENDOR AND PAGEANTRY: TEXTILE TREASURES FROM THE ARMENIAN ORTHODOX CHURCHES
by Ronald Marchese and Marlene Breu, with contributions from the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul
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.