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Lot 153

155* Morrell (Harriette Anne, 1843-1924). A cream satin cap for an infant, 1906, cream satin, embroidered with roses in pink and green silks and silver metal thread, embellished with tiny pearls and silver and gold galon, matching tie ribbons and rosette at nape, some minor wear

156* Morrell (Harriette Anne, 1843-1924). A cream silk embroidered letter pocket, cream silk correspondence envelope with two double pockets, quilted with a lattice pattern, with border of fine braidwork, edged with gold metal thread, opening to reveal two embroidered and sequinned cartouches, lettered in gold chain stitch ‘Homage pour’ and ‘Sa Mad la Pr.Caroline de Saxe C S’, lined with green silk, some minor wear and discolouration, dimensions when open 16.5 x 20.5cm (6.5 x 8ins)

Provenance: From the collection of Lady Ottoline Morrell, thence by descent. Exhibited: Memorial exhibition at Black Hall, St. Giles, Oxford, 2nd14th February, 1925. Made by Harriette for her granddaughter, Julian, daughter of Philip and Ottoline, who was born 18th May 1906. Recorded in her workbook under 1906, and listed on p.16 of the memorial exhibition catalogue published by Basil Blackwell in 1925: “May or June. A hood for Julian embroidered with silk and pearls on cream satin made up with silver and gold galon. The pearls were bought in Florence near the old Bridge’. (1) £200-300

Provenance: From the collection of Lady Ottoline Morrell, thence by descent. (1) £150-200

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Dominic Winter  

Fine Art, Antiques & Photography | Thursday 6 October 2016 - High Res