Object Place: Russia
24.1 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (9 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk velvet embroidered with metallic yarns, spangles, and colored glass; trimmed with gold gimp and glass beads
Not On View
Red velvet heavily covered with embroidery, done with gold and silver thread, spangles and colored glass jewels. Trimmed with gold gimp, and with lace made of glass and satin stone beads. Lines with light tan colored cotton of indistinct design. Worn by the noble women of the Province of Moscow about 1820.