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Notts firm makes Prince's shawl

The new royal prince made his debut to the world's media wrapped in a shawl made by a Nottingham textiles company.

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Royal baby's shawl made by Nottingham business

The shawl which wraps the Prince of Cambridge is made by GH Hurt & Son Credit: PA

The Prince of Cambridge made his first public appearance wearing a hand finished shawl made by a textiles company in Nottingham.

The merino wool shawl was produced by small family run firm GH Hurt & Son which is based in Chilwell.

William and Kate with baby Cambridge outside the St Mary's Hospital in Paddington Credit: PA

The creation is similar to one Prince William had as a baby, which was also made by the same firm.

GH Hurt & Son, which has worked with the Royal family for many years, says it feels 'honoured' that William & Kate chose to unveil their newborn son to the world wearing their shawl.

The company experienced a rush of orders for the super-fine christening shawl following the appearance, which retails at £45.

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