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POKROVETS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The arms are pointed, on each leaf and flower sprays in embossed gold embroidery. Cross in center within a square, edged in gold fringe. Lined in yellow silk.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
POKROVETS
Made from:
Velvet -- silk -- gold-wrapped silk thread -- silver-wrapped silk thread
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
67.9 x 66 cm (26 3/4 x 26 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.34
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
LABEL paper tag attached to back; purple ink-653 inscription C-14497 / 7 / H. along one edge inscription 653 at center underlined three times
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977