This icon most likely originates from Sinai, as attested by the characteristic gold burnishing of halos and the decorative cloth on the back of the icon.
early 13th century
Mother of God
Striped design over preparatory layer.
Is Referenced By
Michigan Inventory Number 61
tempera and gold with pigmented varnish over textile on panel
101.6 x 65.7 x 3.4 cm
“Virgin Hagiosoritissa,” The Sinai Icon Collection , accessed October 19, 2019, http://vrc.princeton.edu/sinai/items/show/6410.