Imperial Retinue Major General's Shoulder Board

Board, Shoulder

Date:

1918

Materials:

Cloth, Galloon, Brass and Thread

Dimensions:

W 6.5 cm x H 13.6 cm

Accession Number:

24.2010

Credit Line:

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

Description

Shoulder board of a major general in the Imperial retinue (свита). Gold zigzag galloon, cypher of Nicholas II emboridered in gold thread, two five-pointed stars in silver thread. Scarlet and blue-green piping. Brass button with double eagle. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. May have belonged to Vasilii Aleksandrovich Dolgorukov or Il’ia Leonidovich Tatishchev, both of whom were major generals in 1918. Is probably a pair with 275.81.

History Note

From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. May have belonged to Vasilii Aleksandrovich Dolgorukov or Il’ia Leonidovich Tatishchev, both of whom were major generals in 1918. Bequeathed by Bishop Nektary (Kontsevich) to Archbishop Kyrill (Dmitrieff) in 1983.

Inscriptions & Markings

Illegible mark stamped in gold on reverse.