Virgin Mary Czestochova, arched gold foil icon
with stand and hole for hanging.
Mounted in arch shape frame. The backing part is a good quality plastic.
Icon measures 4 1/16 " x 4 1/4 " wide. Icon part is 3 1/4 " x 2 1/4 "
While the Virgin of Czestohova is generally viewed as a "Polish" icon, it is very popular among Orthodox Christians throughout Russia. A few years ago, a copy of the icon in an Orthodox church located on the Russian-Polish boarder started bleeding where the original icon was cut centuries ago. The icon, also known as the is also very popular among the Haitian people.
The festday of icon is March 6th.