Shroud depicting The Virgin

Type: Icon

Period: From 18 century to 18 century

Author: Unknown

School: Unknown


Country: Bulgaria

Province: Varna

Town: Varna

Museum: History Museum

Object identification notes

The icon is framed with a simple wood carving.


Canonical but unconventional compositional treatment of the theme.

Iconographical technique: Tempera

Gold-leaf was used. The development of the images is typical of the period.

Base material: Wood

Linden boards