third quarter of 19th century
Maker The Factory of A. & V. Sapojnikoffs
Object Place: Russia
Overall: 86.4 x 56.5 cm (34 x 22 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin? brocaded with silver and gold metallic yarns
Not On View
Large-scale pattern of morning glories brocaded with gold and silver on ground shot with gold. At top, warp end, plain yellow satin with woven inscription in Russian, and crowned eagle at right, crowned double-headed eagle at left. Both selvedges present. Said to have been bought in 1870.
Manufacturer's mark woven into it.
Gift of Mrs. Willard Emery