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Christening tablecloth (part of a christening outfit made for use in Russia)

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Circular christening tablecloth. Hexagonal mesh net with overall appliqued small dots, center medallion and border of leaf fronds, scalloped edge. Net centered on white silk satin encircles by stitched-down pleated ruffle. Used by Prince Constantin Belosselsky-Belozersky in Russia, 1843. (Cf....

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Credit Line

Gift of Prince Serge Belosselsky-Belozersky

French (Paris), 1843

Object Place

Paris, France


148 x 148 cm (58 1/4 x 58 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin with pleated ruffles, and linen appliquéd needlework


Textiles and Fashion Arts