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Large-scale pattern of morning glories brocaded with gold and silver on ground shot with gold. At top, warp end, plain yellow satin with woven inscription in Russian, and crowned eagle at right, crowned double-headed eagle at left. Both selvedges present. Said to have been bought in 1870.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Willard Emery

Russian, third quarter of 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin? brocaded with silver and gold metallic yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts