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Chest

MO 63.510a
Chest
Gold Smith & Co.
1962
Silver, velvet
5 1/2" x 16 1/8" x 6"
Hinged silver box with chased decoration around top, on four corners, and on base. On the front panel is a bas relief of the Shalimar Gardens. Engraved on top of lid is the inscription: "Mrs. John F. Kennedy by the Citizens of Lahore 21st March 1962." The chest is lined with blue velvet and contained a silk scroll.
This chest was presented to First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy by the citizens of Lahore, Pakistan during her state visit to the Shalimar Gardens on March 21, 1962.
Citizens of Lahore, Pakistan
  • JFKPOF-118-019
  • JFKPOF-123-008
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-1942-1
  • JFKSG-MO-1963-510b
Donated to the United States
JFKSG-MO-1963-510a