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Gallery Ten:
The Russian Orthodox Church

As you enter this gallery, pause and look around you. This gallery has been designed to resemble an Orthodox church as it might have appeared in the 19th century. Now, step over to the free-standing case containing a golden dome-shaped mitre. This hat was worn by an archbishop. The two-headed eagle, set in pearls, gives a clue that the mitre was a gift from the royal family.


Featured item: Mitre of the Archbishop of Arsenii

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