14 June 2006
Queen Mary's firescreen
A giltwood and needlework firescreen
Late 19th century, of Louis XVI style
The stiff-leaf carved frame inset with a needlework and silk banner, the underside branded with the initial 'M' below a crown, also with a printed Private Property paper label for Queen Mary, and with a later paper property label for Princess Margaret
44 in. (101.5 cm.) high; 24½ in. (62 cm.) wide
H.M. Queen Mary (1867-1953), formerly placed in the Queen's Dressing Room, Buckingham Palace, London.
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Illustrated in the Guide to the Exhibition of Queen Mary's Art Treasures, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 26 May to 31 December 1954.
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