Tapestry of Tsar Alexander III Commemorating the Franco-Russian Alliance of 1894
Featuring the Russian Tsar Alexander III in military uniform, -22 x 16 ¼ in. (56 x 41.5 cm), ca. 1894.
A similar tapestry was made of the French President Jean Casimir Perrier (1847-1907). Perrier and the Russian emperor signed the Franco-Russian alliance in 1894. The agreement obligated each power to assist the other militarily should Germany attack it.