Antique Costume Auction: Upstairs Downstairs Collection
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Antique Costume Auction: Upstairs Downstairs Collection

Within the sale are a group of parasols and a walking stick from the early 19th century with the crest of Princess Mary, Countess of Harewood.

Tennants Auctioneers will sell the items in three lots starting at £250-350. Also available is an intricately carved Knitting Stick with a Yorkshire connection, estimated at £120-180.

Antique costume items include several pairs of 18th century shoes, a Cream Silk Sack Back Robe, and a group of men’s livery uniform from the 19th century.

Other items up for sale include a Gent’s 19th Century Cream Silk Waistcoat, an Early 19th Century Possibly Indian White Cotton Muslin Dress, and a Circa 1930s White Cotton Dress. A 1930s Cream Chamois Leather Lady’s Motoring Coat, Hat and Veil are also available.

Notable pieces with Yorkshire interest include an Alphabet Sampler, worked in 1796 by Mary Ann Ross, and a 1767 example worked by Ann Spooner.

The top lot of the sale is a Circa 1911 Steiff Yellow Mohair Joined Teddy Bear with an estimate of £1,800-2,200.

Additionally, a good selection of Lace from a Private Collection, including Late 19th Century Irish Youghal Needle Lace is available.

Tennants Auctioneers is based in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, and the Costume, Accessories & Textiles Sale is scheduled for February 9.

A fully illustrated catalogue will be available on the company’s website ahead of the sale at