№ 998

Silk drawstring bag with gold metal thread embroidery with initials ‘P. C S’ for prince Charles Stuart

Bag with initials of prince Charles Stuart III (1720 – 1788), the elder son of  prince James III, who claimant after the death of this father in 1766 the thrones of Great Britain and Ireland. During his lifetime, he was also known as "the Young Pretender" and "the Young Chevalier"; in popular memory, he is known as Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Scotland, c. 1745