Madonna Di Montegergine is an Italian jacquard wall tapestry. This remarkable portrait of the Virgin Mary is an extract from the Virgin of Montevergine, also known as the Hodegetria of Constantinople. The painting on pine wood 460 x 230 cm, probably around 1290 A.D. However, according to local legend the face was painted by St. Luke the evangelist and seems to actually stem from the 5th century. Tradition recounts that Eudocia (c. 401-460), the wife of the Byzantine Emperor Theodosius II, brought Saint Luke’s original portrait of the Virgin from Palestine to Constantinople.
80% Cotton, 20% Viscose and Polyester blend.
Backed with lining and tunnel for easy hanging.
Gently vacuum every 6 months. Dry clean only- when required.
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