London, South Kensington
18 June 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A HORSE CAPARISON, IN 16TH CENTURY STYLE; TWO ELEMENTS OF ANOTHER CAPARISON IN 16TH CENTURY STYLE; A SET OF FABRIC HORSE REINS; AND AN ELEMENT OF EMBROIDERED FABRIC
19TH CENTURY (5)
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The first formed in two sections covering the flanks and the rump, of black velvet bordered with gold bullion wire; the second of red velvet embroidered with rococo wire scrollwork (worn).
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