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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 173

    PRINCESS MARY'S LINEN CLOTH AND NAPKINS A SET OF FINE LINEN CLOTH AND NAPKINS

    Price Realised  

    PRINCESS MARY'S LINEN CLOTH AND NAPKINS A SET OF FINE LINEN CLOTH AND NAPKINS
    A tea cloth with needlelace borders, embroidered with initial 'M' below a crown and dated 1922, -- 44 x 30.5in. (111.7 x 77.5cm.); and a set of twelve matching napkins (13)


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    H.R.H. Princess Mary married Henry, 6th Earl of Harewood (1882-1947) on 28 February 1922. It has been suggested that this set of linen was a wedding gift.

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    Provenance

    H.R.H. Princess Mary, The Princess Royal, Countess of Harewood (1897-1965).