The Battle of Poltava.
18th c Russian Baroque Textiles
ST. PETERSBURG TAPESTRY FACTORY Anonymous
Metal thread on wool
St. Petersburg. Russia.
St. Petersburg. Russian State Museum.
The Battle of Poltava took place in the summer of 1709. The defeat of the Swedish King Charles XII by Peter the Great of Russia marked the turning point in the Great Northern War (1700-1721).
ST. PETERSBURG TAPESTRY FACTORY | The Battle of Poltava. | c.1764 | Russian | Baroque
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