Norman Hartnell's Sample for the Coronation Dress for Queen Elizabeth II
Depicting the various national flora of commonwealth nations such as the silver fern and the maple leaf.
Previously belonging to Louise Bowen-Richardson who worked for Norman Hartnell and was gifted the sample by him. Very few examples of this nature exist.
The piece was valued for insurance in 2008 at £30,000 by West of England Auctions, Devon.
Likely heading to London to re-attempt being auctioned.