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Very fine cream -colored silk ground, embroidered with fine white cotton;bordered with needlepoint lace. Grapevine runs around broadly scalloped edges of field. In one corner, a coat of arms bearing, in Russian characters, the name (?) REMNIKE, with lions as supporters and a count's (?) coronet...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French or Swiss (?), 19th century

Object Place

France or Switzerland (?)

Dimensions

43 x 43 cm (16 15/16 x 16 15/16 in. )

Accession Number

58.366

Medium or Technique

Silk Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes