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Nemanjich dinasty - coat of arms

Chilandar Monastery

The Holy Mountain of Athos





Epitaphios of John (Jovan), metropolitan of Skopje, from the mid- 14th century. The embroidered border is of somewhat later date.


Embroidered curtain for the Imperial doors of the iconostasis, presented to Chilandar in c. 1399 by the nun Euphemia, a famous poetess.


Embroidered scene of the Apostles' Communion, detail, from the late 14th or early 15th century.


Aer with the scene of the Adoration of the Lamb from the 15th century.


Epitaphios with the Lamentation, from the 15th century.