Embroidered Pall

Pall; Pokrovets

Date:

1918

Materials:

Satin, Thread and Beads

Dimensions:

H 18 in x W 18 in

Accession Number:

539.2.84

Credit Line:

Gift. Seraphim (Sedov), Archimandrite

Description

Pink satin pall (pokrovets) with multicolored embroidery, beading, and gold fringe. Gold equilateral cross in center, symmetrical floral ornament embroidered on flaps. The pall was allegedly embroidered by Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fedorovna or Empress Alexandra Fedorovna.

History Note

Donated by Archimandrite Seraphim (Sedov). According to him, the embroidery was done by Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fedorovna (paper file) or Empress Alexandra Fedorovna (1984 catalog description).