Other Treasures > An antique Russian printed cotton scarf commemorating the celebrations of the Coronation of Nicholas II in 1896

A Russian printed cotton scarf commemorating the Popular Festival (Narodnyi prazdnik), part of the three-week long celebrations of the Coronation of Nicholas II, the scarf made by the Danilov Mills (T-vo Danilovskoi Manufaktury) in 1896. The scarf centered with a view of the Moscow Kremlin within a wreath of oak and laurel, the four corners with the personal seal of Emperor Nicholas II (Rodovoi Ego Imperatorskogo Velichestva Gerb) with triple-crowned double-headed eagle with crest of the Romanov-Holstein-Gottorp family on its breast and encircled by the Chain of the Order of Saint Andrew, and a red folk art style foliate border, the edges with printed captions noting that it had been approved by the Ministry of the Imperial Court and the name of the manufacturer. Dimensions: 21 in. h x 23 5/8 in. w.

Price: $1,500

Item#: 1803-231

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