6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 4,000
A COURT ROBE AND ACCESSORIES
GREEK, 19TH CENTURY
composed of a silk shift, aprons, 'kerchiefs and other accessories, with surcoat of red velvet embroidered in gilt thread with arabeques
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Said to have been worn by Queen Emilia of Greece at the age of 16. Queen Emilia was born Duchess Marie Frederike Amalie of Oldenburg.
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