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Made by: A. i V Sapozhnikov

Currently in storage

About this object

The heavy gold fabric decorated with an overall pattern with large chrysanthemums, including spider mums and fig marigolds, silver petals, brown velvet leaves with small touches of yellow and green leaves.

costume, liturgical
Object name:
Made from:
Silk -- linen -- gold-wrapped silk thread -- silver-wrapped silk thread -- silk chenille.
Made in:
Moscow, Russia
Date made:
ca. 1900
172.7 x 123.2 cm (68 x 48 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
Signature marks:
LABEL Fabrika A. i V. Sapozhnikovykh" Woven into selvage in Cyrillic script. Factory of A. and V. Sapozhnikov inscription 46102 tag: A 3553, 5K Hb inscription [Cyrillic] 2 ar. 2 ver. Handwritten in black on back of selvage. inscription A3553/5 5k [Cyrillic] N" [Cyrillic] Dt Written on yellow silk tag sewn onto fabric reverse. These are similar to what appear to be Soviet inventory numbers on other vestments. The first two lines are written in black ink. The last line is in pencil. inscription 5k A3553/5 Written in green ink on selvage. inscription 500 Stamped with black ink inside neck. inscription 500 inscription A3553 Written in black ink on the yellow silk of the selvage.
Credit line:
Gift of Dina Merrill Robertson, 1977