21 - 22 September 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 1,500
Estimate USD 300 - USD 500
MRS. RONALD REAGAN
'PEONIES BLOOM IN MAY,' A NEEDLEPOINT CUSHION
BY WHITE HOUSE CHIEF FLORAL DESIGNER NANCY CLARKE, CIRCA 1985
Together with a silk cushion with roses
22 in. (56 cm.) wide, the larger
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Nancy Clarke (1945-2012) was White House Chief Floral Designer for 31 years, serving six U.S. Presidents. Mrs. Reagan loved peonies above all flowers.
A gift to Mrs. Ronald Reagan from Nancy Clarke, White House Chief Floral Designer.
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