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What is this?

Hand-woven linen with block-printed images in black and dull red-orange. Design shows two horsemen, confronted, one with spear, one with staff. Above each man an inscription in Russian (inversed, mirror writing). Fragment is pieced across.

This is a textile from Russia. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1954. Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

block-printed on linen medium: linen technique: woodblock-printed; plain weave foundation

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 42.1 x 43 cm (16 9/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

This object was catalogued by Alice Baldwin Beer and purchased from Henach G. Gelernt

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