MG 5280:RUSSIAN ICON DEPICTING THE HOLY MANDULION, CIRCA 1700:
This Icon depicts the Holy Mandulion, the Face of Christ,not made by human hands. The legend of the Mandulion is similar to the western story of Veronika who wiped the Face of Jesus with a piece of cloth. The Icon is painted in the Style of the famous Simon Usakov, who worked in the Armory Chamber in the Kremlin in the 17th century. The Icon is painted on a linfen panel with a double polje.