7 June 2010
Embroidered in Cyrillic 'Priyut E.V.V.K. Ksenii Aleksandrovny v Moskve' along the edge
Wool, 275 by 225 cm.
Made to commemorate the Romanov Tercentary by the Pupils of the Kseninsky Girl's Craft School Orphanage, Moscow.
The wool carpet presented for auction is a rare relic of historic importance. Made as a sample by girls educated in the Kseninsky
Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.