Embroidered Panel (Russia)

Embroidered panel from Russia, c. 1700. Embroidered panel from Russia, c. 1700. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.74-1930.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London houses an embroidered panel from Russia, dating to c. 1700. It measures 71.2 x 43.2 cm. The ground material is made of silver thread and cotton, and the embroidery is worked in couched silver-gilt thread and chenille silks. The embroidery includes floral motifs and a bunch of grapes.

V&A online catalogue  (retrieved 22 October 2016).

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