Lot 488
  • 488

two russian commemorative textiles, late 19th century 

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
3,125 USD
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Description

the first white, fringed silk brightly painted with the Monument to the Victorious Members of the Life Guards Sappers Battalion, with artist's signature and associated photo of Empress Maria Feodorovna, the second white silk edged with silver and gold lace and embroidered in gold with the Cyrillic inscription "Second Caucasian Army Corps / 19 September 1888, Vladikavkaz" with decorative pattern finely embroidered in gold metal thread and gold spangles, with attached label from the Anichkov Palace Museum dating to the 1920s or 1930s, both in later frames under glass

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