A quantity of costume, fancy dress, textiles and a paper decorated trunk, mainly 19th and 20th century
including an ivory-coloured lace and mother-of-pearl fan with silver metal and 'jewelled' mount and monogram MI or IM, in associated satin box, labelled J Duvelleroy, with unrelated stick; a faux-tortoiseshell comb set with pastes and a pair of tortoiseshell horseshoe- shaped hair combs with silver-metal mounts set with pastes; a white ostrich feather fan with mother-of-pearl mounts decorated in silver and gilt metal, in a box probably associated labelled J Duvelleroy, also containing: two related sticks; a good lace cap, possibly 18th century; a muslin cap; a pair of black knitted lace mittens; a good ivory-coloured single knitted mitten with flower trails; another single mitten; a paste tiara; black beaded evening bag; a length of ribbon; a Victorian mourning bodice, with jet beading and lace decoration; a checked silk blouse; a Turkish lady’s robe (entari), 19th century, fur trimming to neckline possibly later; a Turkish towel embroidered with flower sprays and another plain towel; an Ottoman embroidered neckline insert; four regional Ottoman boleros; various clothing mainly 1920s and 30s including an evening jacket in floral lame brocade with fur collar, labelled; Harvey Nichol’s Knightsbridge; a bolero in brocaded black silk with large flower motif; black and silver lame evening cape; blue and gilt metal brocade pleated blouse; two evening dresses in black and blue velvet; six stoles, variously in black, blue, embroidered gauze, beaded tulle, ivory wool and satin; three belts, two modern, one of woven gilt metal thread; a child’s kilt, Wm. Anderson and Sons, Glasgow; fancy dress including: an azure blue cotton smock with hood; two red cotton velveteen waistcoats; an adapted Chinese silk skirt; a child’s magenta satin jacket and britches; a green cotton sateen jacket with silver metal braiding; a good hand stitched blue silk ottoman jacket with pink silk and metal thread braid decoration, and a pair of matching britches; a decorated lacquered box enclosing nine pairs of kid gloves, variously taupe suede and ivory-coloured smooth and glace leather, some marked size 6 or 6 ¼, mainly French together with a Chinese paper decorated trunk, circa 1920 (74)
Read Condition Report
Read Condition Report
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at Shottesbrooke Park, 1928, vol. I, probably part of 'Store Room / 2 boxes of feathers and net lace / 2 boxes of theatrical properties'