Embroidery of Byzantine Tradition from Romania from 15th to 17th century - Around the masterpiece of Stephen the Great - Exhibition catalogue
On July 28, 1917, during a solemn ceremony at the Sorbonne, France presented Romania, then at war at its side, with the Standard of Stephen the Great, a banner representing Saint George enthroned as a victorious martyr. A century later, this outstanding work, a masterpiece of embroidery executed in 1500 for Stephen the Great, Prince of Moldova, is back in Paris for three months on the occasion of the Romanian Presidency of the European Union and the Cross Season between France and Romania.
88 pages / 65 Illustrations
Exhibition at the musée du Louvre, Paris from 17 April to 19 July 2019.
This exhibition is organized as part of the France-Romania Season 2019.