1 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A GREEN SILK BONNET
of extravagent shape, wide brimmed and lined in pleated cream silk, trimmed with chocolate velvet ribbons and later wide green silk ribbons
19in. (48.25cm.) diameter
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Please note that this lot should be sold without a dagger and not as stated in the printed catalogue
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