The DORMITION SHROUD, features a meticulously worked traditional icon, embroidered entirely by hand in rich silver and gold threads. The pictured shroud is made of wine coloured velvet and features a border of delicate grape vines, edged in gold bullion fringe and lined with gold taffeta. The following hymn is embroidered in gold thread in Greek;
Ἀπόστολοι ἐκ περάτων, συναθροισθέντες ἐνθάδε, Γεθσημανῆ τῷ χωρίῳ, κηδεύσατέ μου τὸ σῶμα, καὶ σύ, Υἱὲ καὶ Θεέ μου, παράλαβέ μου τὸ πνεῦμα.
The lettering can be done in any language including English, Slavonic, Serbian, Romanian and others.
The shroud is also available on blue or burgundy silk.
The shroud comes in a STANDARD SIZE – 45 x 36 inches (92cm x 115cm) We can custom make your shroud to meet your needs. Click on the button below SEND A REQUEST and let us know what you require and we will respond with a quotation or answer any questions you may have in relation to the shroud.