20 November 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 1,000
A COLLECTION OF MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TOWELS
With a chequerboard pattern, stamped 'Pastry, Marlborough House' with crest and collection of huckabuck towels, some with embroidered 'MH' monograms, some stamped
The monogram is for Queen Alexandra (1844-1925), widow of King Edward VII (1841-1910). (10)
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King Edward VIII and Queen Alexandra lived at Marlborough house as Prince and Princess of Wales until the Prince succeeded his mother as King in 1901. Queen Alexandra returned nine years later, after the death of her husband in 1910 and lived there until her death in 1925.
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