Textile and Tapestry Guild Certificate

Document

Creator:

Vefers i Ko. (firm)

Date:

1899

Materials:

Paper and Ink

Dimensions:

W 20.25 in x H 15.5 in

Accession Number:

6.87

Credit Line:

Gift. German, Monk

Description

Certificate No. 166 given to Vasilii Alekseev Prokhorov (Василiй Алексеевъ Прохоровъ) designating him as an apprentice in bookbinding at the Saint Petersburg Textile and Tapestry Guild (Санкт-Петербургскiй Обойно-Волосянной цехъ), dated 27 January 1905. Chromolithograph; ornate border with depiction of woman and two artisan boys, double eagle in top left, St. Petersburg coat of arms in bottom center, and symbols of different crafts along top. In top left: Сер. Р. No. 166; in bottom left: Дозволено Цензурою С. П. Б. 4го августа 1899 г.; in bottom right: Лит. Веферсъ и Ко. С. П. Б.