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This object is eligible for a Certificate of BADA Provenance

Outstanding emboidered apron made for Lady Isabella Bentinck, second daughter of Henry, 1st Duke of Portland, circa 1725.

Lavishly worked in coloured silk and gold thread on a creamy silk ground, this exceptional survival of the eighteenth century retains its original colour.

The quality of the workmanship and extensive use of gold thread indicates that it was likely to have been made in Spain.


Lady Isabella Bentinck and thence by descent through the female line of the family.

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