Christening pillowcase (part of a christening outfit made for use in Russia)
Object Place: Paris, France
53 x 75 cm (20 7/8 x 29 1/2 in.)
Not On View
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).
Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky