• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 15

    A SET OF FINE LINEN PILLOWCASES AND SHEETS

    20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FINE LINEN PILLOWCASES AND SHEETS
    20TH CENTURY
    Each with three openwork borders and a pink woven ribbon border, with a scalloped edge trim, some without the ribbon; together with two bolster pillowcases of the same design, without the pink ribbon; and two sham sheets of the same design, one without the pink ribbon, all embroidered with the monogram 'E' surmounted by a crown
    sixteen pillowcases measuring 19.3 in. (49 cm.) square;
    nine pillowcases measuring 25.9 in. x 24.8 in. (66 cm. x 63 cm.);
    bolster cases measuring 23.6 in. x 11.8 in. (60 cm. x 30 cm.);
    sheets measuring 110.2 in. x 106.3 in. (280 cm. x 270 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna, Princess Nicholas of Greece (1882-1957), daughter of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovitch of Russia (1847-1909) and mother of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.