• 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 259

    KOKOSHNIK WITH 'POCHELOK' AND 'KHLOBYSTEN''

    NORTHERN PROVINCES, RUSSIA, LATE 18TH - EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    KOKOSHNIK WITH 'POCHELOK' AND 'KHLOBYSTEN''
    Northern provinces, Russia, late 18th - early 19th century
    Circular, with a narrow top and wide base, the green and pink silk heavily embroidered with gilt metal thread and embellished with pink foiled glass, shells, and metal plaques, with a shell fringe at the front, cream silk ribbons attached at the temples and a multi-coloured floral silk-brocade panel finishing in a gold thread fringe at back, lined with green silk and red and black floral linen
    7 in. (18 cm.) high; with panel 20¾ in. (53 cm.) high


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    For a similar kokoshnik see L. V. Efimova et al., Kostium v Rossii iz sobraniia GIM, Moscow, 2000, illustrated p. 72, no. 84.

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