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Piano runner


An early-twentieth century piano runner; white satin with gold-piped trim; piece of music embroidered in black along its length, with 'KING HENRY'S LOVE SONG.' embroidered in gold above; to the left 'My Sweet Sweeting' embroidered in gold surrounded by white applique flowers with embroidered gold stems; to the right a wreath in green applique with a bow of cream ribbon around a monogram 'MC' in gold embroidery. From Mason's Croft, Stratford-upon-Avon, the home of author Marie Corelli.

  • Measurements

  • Length

    1.23 metres

  • Width

    0.17 metres

  • Marks & inscriptions

    : embroidered : : : KING HENRY'S LOVE SONG My Sweet Sweeting MC,

  • Credit line

    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust