• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 265

    A cover of emerald green silk

    RUSSIA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A cover of emerald green silk
    Russia, early 19th century
    Brocaded in gilt thread with a floral border with palmettes, the centre woven with a circular medallion of leaf garlands
    41 x 41 in. (104.1 x 104.1 cm.)


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    For a comparable cover, see L. V. Efimova et al.,Kostium v Rossii iz sobraniia GIM, Moscow, 2000, illustrated p. 63, no. 73.

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