Requires Photography

Piece of brocade

Russian
Late 19th century


Dimensions

57 x 97 cm (22 7/16 x 38 3/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .97 x .57

Accession Number

95.1055

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is cloth of gold. The design of bunches of flowers and leaves, is woven with yellow silk, two shades of strong green, red, violet, and pink. Into one end is woven a double-headed eagle and one with only one….

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige