PLATH (SYLVIA) A blue hooded jacket, worn by Frieda Hughes on the day of her christening in March 1962, [c.1962]

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Lot 353
PLATH (SYLVIA)
A blue hooded jacket, worn by Frieda Hughes on the day of her christening in March 1962, [c.1962]

Sold for £ 1,375 (US$ 1,724) inc. premium
The Property of Frieda Hughes
PLATH (SYLVIA)
A blue hooded jacket, worn by Frieda Hughes on the day of her christening in March 1962, blue felted wool, embroidered with floral motifs and decoration, cord ties at neck, [c.1962]

Footnotes

  • A little blue riding-hood jacket worn by Frieda Hughes on her christening day, 25 March 1962. Frieda is pictured in the jacket in a photograph taken by either Sylvia Plath or Ted Hughes, captioned by Plath on the verso (see below), and in a letter to Aurelia Schober, written 2 days after the christening, Plath recalls that "Frieda looked a doll in the little blue French coat & white and blue embroidered pinafore we got to match it last summer" (to be published in The Letters, vol. 2).

    Provenance: Sylvia Plath, and by descent to her daughter Frieda.
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PLATH (SYLVIA) A blue hooded jacket, worn by Frieda Hughes on the day of her christening in March 1962, [c.1962]
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