Folded reliquary with a cross
Iconography: Crucifixion, The New Testament Trinity, Passion cycle
Date: XVII century. Middle of the 17th century
Origin: From the Voskresensky Kirillo-Novoezersky monastery, island Krasniy in the Belozersky district, Novgorodskaya region (now island Ognenniy near the village of Karl Liebknecht, Belozersky district, Vologodskaya region). The monastery was founded in 1517 by Venerable Cyril Beliy of Novoezersk (+1532).
Material: Wood, tempera
Dimensions: height 46 cm, width 26,5 (открытый 54,5) cm
In the central part of the reliquary is the crucifixion.
1. The New Testament Trinity
2. Gethsemane Prayer
3. Christ with the Disciples in the garden of Gethsemane
4. The Judas Kiss
5. Christ ascending the Cross
6. Crucifixion (Golgotha)
7. Joseph of Arimathea asks Pilate for the body of Christ
8. The Descent from the Cross
Was deposited in 1928.
Restoration: the All-Russian Art Scientific and Restoration Center named after I.E. Grabar, 1991, restorer – Mironova L.A.
Inv. №361/325. © Cherepovets Museum Association.
Bibliography: Куликова О.В. Древние лики Русского Севера. Из музейного собрания икон XIV-XIX веков города Череповца. М., 2009. Кат. № 53 (Илл. 54).