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X 6101, Jan. 27, 1933

 Item — Box: SC-07 Box 1, Folder: 8, Item: SC07.02.3.009
Identifier: SC07.02.3.009
X 6101
X 6101

Scope and Contents

Transcription: [double-headed eagle] RUSSIAN IMPERIAL EXHIBIT January 27, 1933 Article No. X 6101 Square of red velvet richly embroidered with gold stars of passementerie, also a design worked in beads and various colored stones. Finished with gold Gothic galoon. Part of a chasuble. Russian, Circa 1880. From a collection used in the chapels of the Russian Imperial Palaces in St. Petersburg, consisting of hand-loomed brocades, damasks, handcut (sic) velvets, and altar sets. The metal brocades are woven with genuine gold and silver threads.

Mrs. John L. Pratt Chatham Fredericksburg Virginia

From the Hammer Collection – Three East Fifty-second Street, New York, N. Y.


  • Creation: Jan. 27, 1933


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1 page

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.

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Hammer Collection, Russian Imperial Exhibit, E. 52nd Street

Digitization of the Lillian Thomas Pratt Archives has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository

Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
200 N. Arthur Ashe Boulevard
Richmond VA 23220-4007 United States