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    Sale 5318

    Fine Costume & Textiles: The Collector's Sale

    4 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 85

    A BABY'S CHRISTENING SET, ENGLISH, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BABY'S CHRISTENING SET, ENGLISH, 17TH CENTURY
    composed of a lustring silk cap, lined with contemporary black and white chintz, a matching pair of sleeves; a pair of lawn mittens trimmed with lace and a ribbon trimmed cushion (7)


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    This set has been conserved by the Textile Conservation Centre. Sold with the lot is a copy of the conservation history, along with commentaries by noted academics.

    Also sold with the lot is a paper ticket inscribed Cap, Cuffs and lace Mittens, Temp Charles II, Supposed to have been worn by the young Duke of Monmouth in an early 19th century hand.

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