Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Fragment

Date:
early 19th century
Culture:
Russian
Medium:
Silk and metal thread
Dimensions:
L. 38 5/8 x W. 22 1/4 inches (98.1 x 56.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Velvets
Credit Line:
The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931
Accession Number:
32.100.394
Not on view
Michael Friedsam (until 1931; bequeathed to MMA)
Related Objects

Danish Palaces Egg

Date: 1890 Medium: Green, rose, and quatre-couleur gold, guilloché enamel, star sapphire, cabochon emerald, rose-cut diamond nacre, crystal crimson silk velvet Accession: L.2011.66.53a–c On view in:Gallery 555

The Miraculous Rescue of Alexander III and the Imperial Family, 1888

Artist: Medalist: Avenir Crigorjewitsch Grilliches (1849–1905) Date: 1888 Medium: Bronze Accession: 1995.424.2 On view in:Gallery 556

Alexander Danilovich Menshikov (1673–1729)

Date: probably shortly before 1704 Medium: Red pine (pinus sylvestris), with wrought-iron clips Accession: 1996.7 On view in:Gallery 551

Center table

Artist: Imperial Armory, Tula (south of Moscow), Russia Date: ca. 1780–85 Medium: Steel, silver, gilt copper, gilt brass, basswood; replaced mirror glass Accession: 2002.115 On view in:Gallery 553

Imperial Napoleonic Egg

Date: 1912 Medium: Gold, guilloché enamel, rose-cut diamond, platinum, gold, ivory, gouache, velvet, silk Accession: L.2011.66.57a–c On view in:Gallery 555