• Sale 7858

    The London Sale

    3 September 2012, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 147

    MARGARET THATCHER'S BUSINESS SUIT

    MANSFIELD, 1970S

    Price Realised  

    MARGARET THATCHER'S BUSINESS SUIT
    MANSFIELD, 1970S
    composed of green wool jacket and dress, the latter with a striped silk bodice with scarf-tie neck, the jacket piped in matching silk, with matching belt
    labelled MANSFIELD, MADE IN ENGLAND (3)


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    Worn by Margaret Thatcher, Education Minister, for the programme 'Women in Politics', 1972, Panorama.

    Pre-Lot Text

    This and the following six lots were worn by Baroness Thatcher during her time as Minister for Education. They are all by British designers and all feature in many images of the future Prime Minister.