London, South Kensington
5 December 2006
On Her Majesty's Secret Service, 1969
A black and red check mohair rug labelled The Scotch House of Knightsbridge, S.W.1 -- 89x89in. (226x226cm.) -- purchased for use in the 1969 United Artists/Eon Productions' film On Her Majesty's Secret Service
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This rug is one of two used in the romantic scene where James Bond [George Lazenby] and Tracy di Vicenzo [Diana Rigg] shelter in a barn during a snowstorm, which leads to his proposal of marriage.
This rug was purchased by the vendor post-production; he recalls that at the time, it was covered in artificial snow which has since been removed.
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