London, South Kensington
28 October 2007
QUEEN MARY'S HANDKERCHIEFS
A COLLECTION OF TWENTY-EIGHT LADIES' HANDKERCHIEFS
Of fine cotton and linen, all monogrammed with an initial 'M' or 'VM' below a crown, some with lace detail; two dark ribbed silk scarves, also monogrammed; and a silk handkerchief case
H.M. Queen Mary (1867-1953).
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This collection of ladies' handkerchiefs includes examples monogrammed with H.M. Queen Mary's cypher as the Duchess of Cornwall and York, Princess of Wales and as Queen Consort.
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