Czarevich Aleksei's Shoulder Boards

Boards, Shoulder

Date:

1918

Materials:

Felt and Wool

Dimensions:

W 1.25 in x H 4 in

Accession Number:

267.81

Credit Line:

Xenia Aleksandrovna, Grand Duchess

Description

Private's red shoulder boards with navy blue piping. Brass buttons with imperial eagle. Belonged to Czarevich Aleksei Nikolaevich. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg.

History Note

Belonged to Czarevich Aleksei Nikolaevich. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. Given by Grand Duchess Xenia Aleksandrovna (1875-1960) to Archpriest Mikhail Polskii (1891-1960) in 1948. Bequeathed by Archpriest Mikhail Polskii to Holy Trinity Monastery. Arrived at Holy Trinity Monastery in 1962.