Towel

Towel

Date:

1918

Materials:

Damask and Thread

Dimensions:

L 135 cm x W 45 cm

Accession Number:

301.82

Credit Line:

Bequest. Polskii, Archpriest Mikhail. 1962

Description

White damask towel with floral design. In bottom left corner embroidered in pink are Gothic lettering initials I or L and T or E. 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. Given by Grand Duchess Xenia Aleksandrovna (1875-1960) to Archpriest Mikhail Polskii (1891-1960) in 1948. Bequeathed by Archpriest Mikhail Polskii to Holy Trinity Monastery. Arrived at Holy Trinity Monastery in 1962.

Inscriptions & Markings

On reverse of top right corner in black: L10-5