20 - 21 January 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
NINE QUAKER BONNETS AND A COLLECTION OF QUAKER CLOTHING
Including a blue silk bodice, a muslin cap and shawl, in four boxes, variously labelled including 'R.Albright, Charlbury'
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The Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers, developed a distinctive form of simple dress setting them apart from the fashions of the world. Women wore plain gowns with long sleeves, white indoor caps and black bonnets.
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R. Albright, Charlbury, Oxfordshire and possibly the Pease Family.