I suspect that the Princess Royal's brooch is different from the one worn by QEQM and QEII - but I may be very wrong in that estimation - I am so often!
: This brooch is mentioned in Leslie Field`s
: book but although she has two photos (the
: one of Queen Elizabeth in 1936 with the two
: Princesses & the other one of The Queen
: wearing it in 1953 at the Badminton Horse
: Trials) the only description she gives is
: "Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother`s
: Flower brooch, In the late 1930s, Queen
: Elizabeth wore this five-petalled flower
: brooch with a cluster centre" then
: "The Queen, when Princess Elizabeth
: borrowed the brooch from her mother on a
: number of occasions and wore it at the
: Badminton Horse Trials in 1953."
: I found a couple of pictures of Princess
: Anne in 1988 or 1991? wearing a brooch of a
: very similar shape but the petals of her
: brooch look to be gold.
: These pictures were at Royal Ascot races.
: The petals do look a lot lighter in the
: 1930s photos but with photos of that age it
: could be hard to tell? or maybe someone has
: seen this gold brooch before, it looks to
: have pearls in the centre.
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