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ALTAR CLOTH (POKROVETS)

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On each arm, green oak leaves in appliqued velvet strands, stems and acorns in gold embroidery. Arms curved and edged with gold fringe. In the center, a raised gold equal-armed cross. Lined with blue silk. Set of 2.

Category:
coverings and hangings
Object name:
ALTAR CLOTH (POKROVETS)
Made from:
Velvet -- silk -- silk chenille -- gold-wrapped silk threads -- gilt spangles
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
51.4 × 52.7 cm (20 1/4 × 20 3/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.30.1
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
LABEL paper tag attached to back: on back of one arm in blue ink: 987; in purple ink: C-14923, 3-50, straight line, U-Hb
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977