X 6101, Jan. 27, 1933
Scope and Contents
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
- Hammer Galleries (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is open for research.
Digitization of the collection has been made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The digital collection can be accessed through the VMFA Collections Search website.
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Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Lillian Thomas Pratt.
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.
Part of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Archives Repository
Margaret R. and Robert M. Freeman Library
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