Wedding gifts for crown Princess Elizabeth from Great Britain.
Queen Mary's gift: a chest of jewels: a diamond tiara, a diamond bandeau, the famous diamond brooch given to her by Q.Vic. on the occasion of her own wedding, another diamond bow brooch, two diamond bangle bracelets, diamonds all round that she had been given at her Delhi Durbar 1911, a ruby and diamond bracelet and a pair of diamond and pearl earrings.
Plus, several pieces of Georgian silver, a fourfold antique Chinese screen, sev. rare mahogany tables, linen and some lamps and shades that had once belonged to Q. Alexandra...
The King personally gave his daughter a sapphire and diamond necklace with matching earrings and a pair of guns,
The Queen gave her a a ruby and diamond necklace, a pair of diamond drop earrings and two rows of mag, pearls.
Some funny pieces: nylon stockings, american towels and bathmats from Mrs. Roosevelt
And a fringed lacework cloth made out of yarn spun by Mahatma Gandhi on his own spinning wheel. It looked to Queen Mary like a loincloth and she was incensed enough about it to demand it be removed, an order that was carried out, and so Item number 1211 Mahatma Gandhi Donor was seen only by early comers....*
Not bad, eh?
*Anne Edwards: Royal sisters