Triptych with Virgin of Kazan / Archangel Michael and Gabriel / Nativity Icons
CENTRAL ICON: Icon of the Virgin of Kazan. One of the most highly venerated icon
of the Theotokos in Russia. This icon played a large part in Russian history.
Feast days of Our Lady of Kazan are 21 July and 4 November
LEFT DOOR: Top - An Angel
Middle - Birth of the Virgin (celebrated Sept 8th in the liturgical calendar) Mary - Pictured are SS Anne and Joachim (the parents of the Virgin Mary)
Lower - the Presentation of the Virgin Mary in the Temple (celebrated November 21st in the Eastern liturgical calendar)
RIGHT DOOR: Top - An Angel
Middle - the Annunciation
(celebrated on March 25th in the liturgical calendar) - the Archangel Gabriel announcing to Mary that she was to become the Mother of God
Bottom - the Falling asleep of the Mother of God (known as the Dormition in the East and the Assumption in the West celebrated on August 15th in the liturgical calendar)
SIZE: 5 1/2" tall, 4 3/8" width when closed, 9" width when open.
On the back side there is a sign in Russian "Save Us"
Made in Ukraine