Christening pillowcase liner (part of a christening outfit made for use in Russia)

French
1843


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

46 x 72 cm (18 1/8 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1242b

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Christening pillow case and liner. Case: white lawn field edged in lace, band of lace inset near edge of field, family crest in center (swagged draperies caught back with tassled cord; crown surmounts center of swag; under drawn draperies is oval containing Greek cross, crescent and two crossd, leaping fish). Liner: white silk organdy. Used by Prince Constantin Belosselsky-Belozersky in Russia, 1843. (Cf. 48.1239-44).

Credit Line

Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky