IN10 Our Lady of Grace of the Gate of Dawn Icon Ostrabrama Mother of Mercy Embossed – Russian Gold Foil Icon Embossed Printing 6 1/4 Inch x 5 1/2 inch

$50.00

VIRGIN OF OSTRABRAMA – OUR LADY OF MERCY – OUR LADY OF THE DAWN

The original holy image of Our Lady of Ostrabrama is housed in the chapel of the Dawn Gate of Vilnius,, Lithuania. This image of the Virgin is unusual in the Virgin is depicted without the Christ Child. The original “writer” (in the East an icon is said to be “written” that is to “teach”) is unknown and its first appearance was in 1671.

The Virgin is twice crowned and is perched over a half moon. She is depicted as the humble servant of the Lord and a merciful mother. This is image is popular among Lithuanian and Polish faithful as well as Russian believers in that area. The icon was placed above the main Gate of the city of Vilnius to protect the city from Tartar attacks and the frequent conflicts with the Grand Duchy of Moscow.

the icon has a hook on the back and can be placed on wall

boxed

high quality item

Auros Vartai

OSTRA BRAMA

OSTRABAMA

LADY OF MERCY

OUR LADY OF MERCY

VIRGIN OF DAWN

Sharp Gate

Gate of the Dawn

Very beautiful icon – interesting to Touch

mounted on thick wood – 3/4 inch

comes with the hook on the back for hanging on wall