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Textile length

Russian
third quarter of 19th century
Maker The Factory of A. & V. Sapojnikoffs


Object Place: Russia

Dimensions

Overall: 86.4 x 56.5 cm (34 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

42.280

Medium or Technique

Silk satin? brocaded with silver and gold metallic yarns

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Markings

Manufacturer's mark woven into it.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Willard Emery