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THE SCONE PALACE 'MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS' BURR-OAK, ASH AND WALNUT HEADBOARDS
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THE SCONE PALACE 'MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS' BURR-OAK, ASH AND WALNUT HEADBOARDS

CONSTRUCTED USING TIMBER FROM AN OAK TREE TRADITIONALLY BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN PLANTED IN THE SCONE PALACE GARDENS BY MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS AND STRUCK BY LIGHTENING IN THE 1920S

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THE SCONE PALACE 'MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS' BURR-OAK, ASH AND WALNUT HEADBOARDS
CONSTRUCTED USING TIMBER FROM AN OAK TREE TRADITIONALLY BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN PLANTED IN THE SCONE PALACE GARDENS BY MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS AND STRUCK BY LIGHTENING IN THE 1920S
With minor loss of mouldings, one finial repaired
54 in. (137 cm.) high; 34½ in. (87.5 cm.) wide; 90 in. (229 cm.) long
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Mary Queen of Scots visited Scone Palace soon after her return to Scotland following the death of her first husband, the Dauphin of France. Embroidered bed hangings believed to have been worked by Mary during her imprisonment in Loch Leven Castle are displayed in the Lennox Room at Scone Palace.

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