London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
TWO BLUE-GROUND INFORMAL LADY’S ROBES AND TWO APRON SKIRTS
LATE 19TH CENTURY
Comprising a jacket and a three-quarter-length robe, each is embroidered with figural roundels, one on a gilt ground; each with cream collar and facings; two red-ground apron skirts embroidered on figured gauze.
The jacket and robe: Christie’s Amsterdam, 26 October 1993, lots 384 and 385 respectively.
Both apron skirts: with a Phillips auction label, Sale 226, lot 30.
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