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Handkerchief of the Dowager Empress of Russia, Marie Feodorovna
Handkerchief of the Dowager Empress of Russia, Marie Feodorovna
Date:
ca. 1900
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen
Dimensions:
41.9 x 41.9 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Armand Hammer
Anitchkob Palace

Accession Number:
1981.57
Acquisition Date:
1981-09-02
Credit Line:

Gift of William Stanton Picher

A white linen handkerchief with a blockprinted border of blue and brown lucky elephants. The handkerchief belonged to the Dowager Empress of Russia, Marie Feodorovna (1847-1928), born Princess Dagmar of Denmark. She was the mother of Czar Nicholas II and sister of Queen Alexandra of England.