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    Sale 5746

    The Roger Warner Collection - Part II

    20 - 21 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 540

    NINE QUAKER BONNETS AND A COLLECTION OF QUAKER CLOTHING

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    NINE QUAKER BONNETS AND A COLLECTION OF QUAKER CLOTHING
    19TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    R. Albright, Charlbury, Oxfordshire and possibly the Pease Family.