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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.

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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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