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Costume and Textiles
25 January 2000
London, South Kensington
A large suitcase of coffee colour leather, with leather straps and with black and claret paited owner's stripes, monogrammed R.F., the interior fitted with a tray and labelled H.J. Cave and Sons 'Osilite' trademark--31.5 x 18 x 11in. (80 x 46 x 26cm.); another matching smaller case--29 x 17 x 10in. (74 x 43 x 25.5cm.); and a smaller lightweight case, the interior labelled as above--24 x 13.75 x 6in. (61 x 35 x 15cm.), 1930s (3)
These cases belonged to the celebrated opera singer Ruth Fraser (known as Ruth Vincent).
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