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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Victoria, Queen
A PAIR OF SILK STOCKINGS THOUGHT TO HAVE BELONGED TO QUEEN VICTORIA,
two cream silk stockings, each monogrammed with a crown above the initials "VR", band at top edge of each stocking additionally monogrammed "M", decorative seams running down lower leg to foot in matching silk thread with two embroidered diamond shape motifs above each ankle, preserved in a brown card box, numerous paper labels on lid, one inscribed "Victorias Silk Stockings", both stockings darned at the toe in cream thread, both with ladder in the foot and the back of the leg, some light soiling, box very worn
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Provenance

[?] given to a lady in waiting in Victoria's household; thence by descent until recent years

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London