A BISHOP'S MITRE (MITRA)

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19th century

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The crimson velvet ground and border embroidered with gilt wheat and grapevines (symbolizing the bread and wine of the Eucharist), applied with four oval enamel plaques (some damages, the fifth missing), depicting the Lord Saboath, Christ Pantocrator, the Mother of God and Saint Sergius, within imitation pearl frames and embroidered garlands, surmounted by crowns