Russo-Turkish War Commemorative Scarf

Scarf, Commemorative

Creator:

Brat'ia Medvedevy (firm)

Date:

1878

Materials:

Linen

Dimensions:

H 26 in x W 29 in

Accession Number:

111.81

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Printed scarf commemorating the Russo-Turkish War (1877-1878). Cream background with brown design. In center is Alexander II's cypher, the year 1877, and inscription: Война Россiи с Турцiей ("The War of Russia with Turkey"). Inside foliate borders are four vignettes of scenes from the war, in between are military accoutrements.

Inscriptions & Markings

Lettering in bottom left: Бр. Медвѣдевыхъ