Liturgical Shrouds (Epitaphios)
Our workshop at St Elisabeth Convent makes Liturgical Shrouds or Epitaphios according to the canons of the Orthodox Church.
A painted icon of the Holy Savior or the Theotokos is attached to velvet. There is embroidery on the halo and the precious oklad. The image is framed with a decorative metal-coated cord and natural pearls. The troparion (available in any language) is embroidered around the image together with an ornamental pattern.
We use only the best materials for our shrouds, including premium-quality German velvet, Greek fringe and cords, precious and semi-precious gemstones, gilded metal inserts, beads, and natural pearls. It normally takes 2 or more months to make a shroud. The exact time and the final cost of a shroud depend on the parameters of your order, e.g., its size, use of decorative materials, and embroidery. You can have your shroud made in a different color or using a different embroidery pattern.
Please note that the final prices of the items in our catalogue may be different from the quoted ones, depending on your location and method of delivery. We will contact you after you place an order confirming your order and specifying its final cost.