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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 587

    A COURT ROBE AND ACCESSORIES

    GREEK, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    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.