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Ethiopian processional crosses

Eine Moore

Ethiopian processional crosses

Text and illus. by Eine Moore

by Eine Moore

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Published by Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Haile Selassie I University in Addis Ababa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Processional crosses,
  • Coptic processional crosses,
  • Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [146]

    ContributionsThomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK8428 .M62
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80, [68] p.
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24900140M
    LC Control Number74031714


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Because crosses represent the crucified figure of Christ, processional crosses are “dressed” with rich, colorful fabrics when in use. As a result, the crosses incorporate openings designed for securing these cloths while the crosses are carried along their processional routes during festivals, such as Epiphany.

Ethiopian Processional Crosses by Moore, Eine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Processional crosses and stands: liturgical objects used during the processions. It is usually held in the hand by an altar boy Ethiopian processional crosses book the priest when it enters and exits the Church.

In the moment when the procession reaches the altar, the processional cross is placed on it; in case there's already an altar cross, the processional crucifix is. Processional Cross early 15th century Ethiopia, Lasta region This work is an exceptional example of a popular early 15th century cast copper alloy openwork processional cross developed in Ethiopia -- an art form that has been endlessly reinvented by regional artists.

ETHIOPIAN PROCESSIONAL CROSSES by Eine Moore and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ethiopian crosses are symbols of Christianity in Ethiopia and elaborate, stylized design is markedly distinct Ethiopian processional crosses book the similar European Christian crosses.

Ethiopian crosses are almost always made from elaborate latticework, the intertwined lattice represents everlasting life. No two crosses are exactly identical in style, the artisans who make them being allowed the freedom to.

Sep 6, - Explore bobbiens's board "Ethiopian Crosses", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ethiopian, Orthodox cross, Ethiopia pins. Title: Ethiopian Processional Crosses Author Name: Moore, Eine Illustrator: Eine Moore Categories: Religion, Art, Edition: First Edition Publisher: Addis Ababa, The Institute of Ethipian Studies, Haile Sellassie University: Binding: Card covers Book Condition: Very Good Size: 8vo.

Seller ID: Books Keywords: Ethipian Orthodox Church, Processional Crosses, classified catalogue of forms. - Explore davidlametterey's board "Ethiopian Coptic Crosses" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Ethiopia, African art and Christian art pins.

Ethiopian Coptic Crosses are worn by Christians in Ethiopia, and all around the world. They are worn as Ethiopian processional crosses book sign of faith. The crosses are typically cast using the "lost wax method", and bring together a variety of historical influences including Egyptian and Celtic design styles.

Ethiopian processional crosses, not a few notable examples of which can be dated to at least the twelfth century, comprise three basic features: the basic cross itself; a hollow shaft, which.

The Ethiopian crosses can be divided into three types. The ‘processional’ crosses are mounted on a long staff and carried by priests during religious ceremonies.

Because crosses represent the Triumph of the Cross, processional crosses are ‘dressed’ with rich, colorful fabrics when in use. Ethiopian Processional Crosses by Moore, Eine and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ethiopian Processional Crosses, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moore, Eine, Ethiopian processional crosses. Addis Ababa, Institute of Ethiopian Studies, Haile Selassie I University, Ethiopian art from the 4th century until the 20th can be divided into two broad groupings.

First comes a distinctive tradition of Christian art, mostly for churches, in forms including painting, crosses, icons, illuminated manuscripts, and other metalwork such as ly there are popular arts and crafts such as textiles, basketry and jewellery, in which Ethiopian traditions are closer.

Book Review - Ethiopian Crosses - A Cultural History and Chronology Stanislaw Chojnacki with Carolyn Gossage Reviewer - Robert Farwell.

How good it is that Prof. Chojnacki, at well p is still writing. This book, in collaboration with Carolyn Gossage, is an account of Ethiopian crosses in all media and of all periods from Axumite times.

The Walters' collection of Ethiopian icons, manuscripts, and processional crosses is one of the largest collections outside of Ethiopia. Historically, Ethiopia was a Christian kingdom with strong ties in both trade and religion to the cultures located around the Mediterranean.

Ethiopia's Christian tradition dates back to the 4th century, when the ruler of the Aksumite kingdom converted to. The cross is perhaps the most pervasive symbolic artifact.

Every member of the clergy carries a cross at all times. The most beautiful and intricate are the processional crosses used in ceremonies and festivals throughout the liturgical calendar.

They are mounted on long poles and sheltered by canopies and parasols of silk and velvet. Hand crosses are smaller than the processional crosses. These types of Ethiopian crosses are carried by priests, and they use them to bless the congregation.

Most of these crosses are very simple and they often incorporate a circle characterised by a variety of designs. Neck CrossesAuthor: Elizabeth Gathoni. These processional Ethiopian Crosses, also known as (Abyssinian Crosses) were mounted on staffs and carried during processionals.

Visitors to Phases Africa Furniture & Decor an online store, will find exclusive & quality African furniture, African decor, unique lighting, African Art & rugs. Ethiopian processional crosses Unknown Binding – January 1, by Eine Moore (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price Author: Eine Moore. Ethiopian processional crosses are huge and elaborate pieces of cast white metal strap and latticework, attached to the tops of staffs on feast days and carried at the heads of parades through towns and villages, then back to the churches that usually house them.

Likewise, priests carry hand crosses during many religious ceremonies. Ethiopian Coptic Processional Cross Silver Small African Art. More Buying Choices $ (1 used offer) Ethiopian Culture - 20x22 Gold Ornate Frame and Double Matted Museum Art Print - Processional Cross Holy Land Market Three Olive Wood Comfort Handheld Crosses with Velvet Bags & Lord's Prayer Cards - Set of Three Sizes.

Ethiopian crosses are almost invariably made from elaborate lattice work. Hand-held crosses usually include a square at the base, which represents the Ark of the Covenant, and both the Ark and the Cross bear the Shekinah (see Prince of Peace Cross).Geometric patterns are common in Ethiopian art and there is order and meaning in the intertwined lattice style.

Vintage Ethiopian Processional Crosses " Long. Collectible, Christian Art, Decorative Art,Coptic Cross,Religious Art,Crosses of Ethiopia habeshacraft 5 out of 5 stars (29) $ You searched for: processional cross. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.

No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started. Another prayer object that is unique to Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity and features the well-honed abilities of Ethiopian metalworkers are processional crosses.

Draped in purple textiles, the MOBIA featured six such crosses, almost six feet in height, dating as far back as the 13th century. Most processional crosses can be ordered with either the IHS symbol, a Celtic Ring or a Corpus. Some crosses also feature "INRI" TIP: In addition to the stand you will use near the altar, don't forget to get either a cross stand or wall mount holder for the narthex or sacristy.

Ethiopian crosses on various media survive from an early period but become increasingly complex from the 15th century onwards. The weaving metaphor is an appropriate description of their formal and conceptual character: whether they are made of wood, metal, stone or leather, these crosses are based on patterns of interlockingFile Size: KB.

Church Processional Crosses and Candles for Sale Before your next procession begins, have a look here. We also have some gorgeous canopies. + Images in this gallery show some of the processional crosses and candles we have for sale. + We can arrange delivery across the country via freight or traditional (USPS / FedEx) services.

Metal processional crosses have historically been cast through the lost-wax process, ensuring that each work is by definition a unique and original creation. Over the centuries, the inventiveness of Ethiopian metal casters in their representation of this central motif has known no bounds.

How to make beautiful cross stitch embroidery cushion cover by hand - Duration: learning with Shazia Amzad Recommended for you. Ethiopian crosses are symbols of Christianity in Ethiopia.

Their elaborate, stylized design is markedly distinct from the similar European Christian crosses. Ethiopian crosses are almost always made from elaborate lattice work, the intertwined lattice represents everlasting life. Home > Crosses > Ethiopian Processional Crosses Sort By: Price: Low to High Price: High to Low Most Popular Title Manufacturer Newest Oldest Availability 30 per page 60 per page per page per page per page Page of 1.

This is a large, handmade, authentic, Ethiopian Coptic Christian carved wood processional cross which measures 27 inches tall by 17 1/2 inches wide.

This Ethiopian wooden cross is in great rustic hand carved cross does stand on it's own. This processional cross would be a beautiful addition to any African art Rating: % positive.

Saint Gregory of Nyssa Church, San Francisco (my home church), has a collection of Ethiopian crosses and icons. The crosses, cast of brass and silver-toned pot metal, mostly have Celtic-like interlaced designs; and some have painted or engraved icons.

No two are alike. Left; a small processional cross with an icon of the Holy Trinity. Over the course of the Middle Ages, this culture produced icons, processional crosses, and illuminated manuscripts that formed an integral part of its religious services.

The manuscript is written in Ge'ez, the language of early Christian Ethiopia, which was by the10th and 11th centuries a primarily literary and liturgical language.

Handmade Ethiopian orthodox church wooden icon handmade and hand painted from tropical Rose wood. size: 10 x 20 cm. Measurement taken the door is open. Seller assumes all Seller Rating: % positive. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is in communion with the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, The passage continues by describing how Philip helped the Ethiopian treasurer understand a passage from the Book of Isaiah that the Ethiopian was reading.

Processional crosses carried on long poles in Ethiopian Orthodox religious fication: Oriental Orthodox. Small crosses worn on the neck have been part of Ethiopian culture and the Ethiopian Orthodox Church for hundreds of years.

Historically made from wood, bone, leather and carved stone, the 19th century saw the use of silver coins and silver alloy metals become the more popular tradition. According to The Art Newspaper, among the nearly two dozen objects featured at the V&A show include “a priestly gold crown, a gold chalice (both ), several processional crosses and imperial jewelry” that were forcefully removed from Ethiopia.The Processional Cross is the largest and arguably the most elaborate Ethiopian cross.

Once held above the heads of the crowds in church processions, this cross was made of brass, silver, wood.The exceptional quality of this cross demonstrates the high level of technical skill attained by the monastic artisans of the 15th century.

Its multiple openings create a complicated pattern composed of nine interlocking circles enclosed within a quatrelobe frame. Intricate ribbon work fills the boundary between this frame and the circular shapes of the interior.