Scarf Commemorating 25 Years of Reign of Alexader II

Scarf, Commemorative

Creator:

Meshcherin, V. (firm)

Date:

1880

Materials:

Cotton

Dimensions:

W 29 in x H 26 in

Accession Number:

108.81

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Printed scarf commemorating the 25th anniversary of the reign of Alexander II, 1855-1880, and highlighting the achievements of those years. Cream background with red, blue, olive green and ochre design. Central medallion with crown and other royal accoutrements, double eagle; around it are the dates 1846 дамскiя учрежденiя; 1859 покоренiе Кавказа; 1866 гласный судъ; 1874 воинская повинность. Four smaller medallions with inscriptions and depictions (from bottom left): Освобожденiе крестьянъ (the Emancipation of the Serfs), народное образованiе (education for the people), торговля и промышленность (trade and industry), Освобожденiе Болгарiи ( the Liberation of Bulgaria).

Inscriptions & Markings

In bottom left corner is printed inscription: Т.Д.М.В. Мещерина