Damask Towel

Towel

Date:

1918

Materials:

Damask

Dimensions:

W 45 cm x L 168 cm

Accession Number:

26.2010

Credit Line:

Gift. Kyrill (Dmitrieff), Archbishop. 2010-07

Description

White damask towel with floral design. In one corner emboridered in pink are initials А.Г. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. Judging by the emboridered initials, towel may have belonged to Countess Anastasia Vasil'evna Gendrikova (1887-1918).

History Note

From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. Judging by the emboridered initials, towel may have belonged to Countess Anastasia Vasil'evna Gendrikova (1887-1918). Bequeathed by Bishop Nektary (Kontsevich) to Archbishop Kyrill (Dmitrieff) in 1983.

Inscriptions & Markings

Embroidered in pink: А.Г. On two tags emboridered in blue is "12÷" over "X.A.".