Pillowcase with Embroidered Crown

Pillowcase

Date:

1918

Materials:

Linen and Thread

Dimensions:

W 66 cm x L 67 cm

Accession Number:

27.2010

Description

White linen pillowcase. In top middle is crown embroidered in pink thread. Seven cloth-covered buttons. From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg.

History Note

From among items belonging to Nicholas II, his family and attendants found in and around Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg. Bequeathed by Bishop Nektary (Kontsevich) to Archbishop Kyrill (Dmitrieff) in 1983.

Inscriptions & Markings

On white tags embroidered in blue: 12÷. Embroidered in red: X.; A