The Pokrov or Protecting Veil of the Mother of God

RUSSIA, CIRCA 1800

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The Pokrov or Protecting Veil of the Mother of God

Russia, circa 1800

Traditionally painted in strong colours, the Mother of God with the Host of Saints pray to Christ in the upper left corner, the Chanter Roman with other worshippers below, within dark brown borders

12.5/8 x 10.5/8in. (32 x 27cm.)