• 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 254

    VELVET KOKOSHNIK

    RUSSIA, 19TH CENTURY

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    VELVET KOKOSHNIK
    Russia, 19th century
    Circular, of vertical tubular shape with ear lappets, the red velvet ground embroidered with gilt and silver metal thread and embellished with vari-coloured chips of facetted glass and foil medallions, forming an abstract floral meander pattern
    5½ in. (14 cm.) high (without flaps)


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