S. Maria in Trastevere (Rome, Italy): Mosaic: Christ Enthroned with the Virgin

Published/Created:
ca. 1140
Date Depicted:
1975
500 AD - 1499 AD
Notes:
A wide-sleeved dalmatica made of highly decoratve fabric.
Abstract:
Byzantine dress is distinctive for its richness, color, and decoration. The basic garments are the paludamentum, the dalmatica, the palla, and the tunica intima. They are enhanced by brilliant samites, uncut stones, and pearls. Collars, borders, and crowns are decorated in overall patterns. Colorful silks are enriched with gold and intensified by strongly contrasting whites and blacks. Shoes are soft and red.
Topics:
Mosaics -- Italy -- 12th century -- (YVRC)
Culture:
Byzantine
Accession Number:
4388-180
Genre:
costume (mode of fashion): clothing (AAT)
mosaics (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Clothing & Accessories
Furnishings & Decorative Arts
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Creator:
Button, Jeanne and Sbarge, Stephen
Source Title:
History of Costume, In Slides, Notes and Commentaries: Volume 1
Source Created:
New York, NY
Theatre Arts Slide Presentations
1975
Call Number:
GT513 +B87 1 (LC)
Orbis Barcode:
39002051938497
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Original Repository:
Rome, Italy: S. Maria in Trastevere
OID:
10542876
PID:
digcoll:1861508