Border with Crowned and Double-Headed Birds

18th-19th century
Location: not on view
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Handmade lace for marriage dowries was produced in large quantities in Russia during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


This long border may have functioned as a valance, a decorative drapery made for attachment at the frame of the bed. Crowned double-headed eagles confront peacocks, while smaller birds fly above them.
Border with Crowned and Double-Headed Birds

Border with Crowned and Double-Headed Birds

18th-19th century

Russia, 18th-19th century

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