• 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 262

    A sky-blue silk cover

    BY GURII LEVIN FACTORY, RUSSIA, AFTER 1780

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    A sky-blue silk cover
    By Gurii Levin factory, Russia, after 1780
    Brocaded with a border of gilt leaves and stylized wheat sheafs, with chenille highlights, fringed, with Cyrillic inscription 'F.P.I.M * GUREIVA. L' (edge)
    45 x 45 in. (114.3 x 114.3 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. 54, no. 6.

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