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POKROVETS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

On each arm, a chalice topped with rays. Blue cloud shapes at the base, surrounded by vines and berries in gold embroidery. Cross in center, edged with silver fringe. Lined with rose red silk.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
POKROVETS
Made from:
Velvet -- gold-wrapped thread -- cotton -- silk -- silver-wrapped thread -- gilt spangles
Made in:
RUSSIA
Date made:
19th c.
Size:
50.8 x 50.8 cm (20 x 20 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
43.35
Class:
NEEDLEWORK
Signature marks:
LABEL paper tag attached to back; numbers in ink 8931, 5p, c 19855/aou, 1289
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977