Ethiopian Wood Icon with cover made of leather

Item number: 15-1896

Wood icon with cover made of textile, diptych, handcrafted, country of origin: Ethiopia.

Category: Wooden Icons


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Ethiopia: Wood icon with cover made of leather - Diptych

Virgin and Child

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Ethiopian Icons are - as a particular feature in the icon painting - manufactured by using the old traditions until the present day. What concerns their form, you can mainly find diptychs and triptychs and very rarely single panels. On the contrary to byzantine icons Ethiopian Icons show a more popular character. The paintings on them have mostly a powerfull range of colours. They renounce on perspective and the frontality of the figures whose faces have big eyes. The painting of icons in Ethiopia dates back to the 15th century.

Motif: Virgin and Child
Material: Wood and textile

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Features
Heigth: 24.2 cm = 9.5 inches
Width: 16.9 cm = 6.7 inches
Width closed: 1.0 cm = 0.4 inches
Width open: 34.2 cm= 13.5 inches
Weight: 529 g = 19 oz
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