Object ID
1994.41.15
Object Name
Icon
Object Collection
Marina's Collection (is part of)
Date Created
February 25, 2013, 1860 – 1930
Medium
Paint
Material
Metal; Wood
Object Entities
Metevilis, Marina (is related to)
Balafas, C.A. (is related to)
Object Description
Wood icon of St. Barbara. The icon is outlined with a thin strip of black paint, then the main background is painted a dark green. There is a painted picture of St. Barbara standing holding a metal cross and a branch in the other. Barbara's hands, cross, and head dress are all gold metal. On either side of Barbara's head 'St. Barbara' is written in Greek. There is an old label on the back, most of it is peeled off. It is in Greek and English, you can make out Tsagaris Bros.
Origin
Donated by Marina Metevilis. The icon was made in Greece and was brought over in the late 1800's and given to family member C.A. Balafas in Kansas City, MO
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Citation
Icon, February 25, 2013, 1860 – 1930, Marina's Collection, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9560. Accessed 10/23/20.