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POKROVETS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The arms and center are separate pieces sewn together. Edged in gold fringe. On each arm, an abstract leaf swirl in gold on gray velvet, around a medallion rimmed ion orange with silver dots containing the letters bt. In the center, a geometric cross in gold and orange on gray velvet. Lined with tan linen. Set of 2.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
POKROVETS
Made from:
Velvet -- linen -- silk -- gold-wrapped silk thread -- silver-wrapped silk thread
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
ca. 1910
Size:
53.3 × 53.3 cm (21 × 21 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.33.1
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
LABEL paper tag attached to back; purple ink- 1199, C-14522/3/u
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977