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Digitized Collection: John F. Kennedy Museum Collection
Political campaign, 1960(1)
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Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy, 1929-1994(74)
Cassini, Oleg, 1913-2006(36)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(28)
Onassis, Aristotle (Aristotle Socrates), 1906-1975(2)
Powers, Dave (David Francis), 1912-1998(1)
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Oval Office Artifacts(7)
Ship model of the 44 gun French frigate of the line "Melpomene." This model was crafted by a prisoner of war during the French Revolutionary or Napoleonic wars. The bow has a warrior figurehead.
Polished undecorated whale tooth inset with a rectangular silver lidded box monogrammed with the letter "A." The silver box has an English hallmark for the town of Chester. The maker's mark is indeterminate. Imprinted "Barretson-Piccadilly."
Desk accessory with 3 pieces of scrimshaw affixed to a wooden base. First, the whale tooth scrimshaw is engraved with a scene of a sperm whale upending a long boat and five sailors overboard, inscribed "A dead whale or a stove boat." Second, a section of whale tooth scrimshaw is engraved with the meeting of the Amagiri and the PT 109 before collisi...
A strapless evening gown in off-white silk with a pink net and a rhinestone beaded trim. This dress has a full skirt with a tulle petticoat.
A strapless evening gown of beige satin printed with gold color Chinese figures. Rhinestones and beads are scattered throughout with a black velvet streamer tied in bow at back of waist. This dress has a small train.
A strapless mermaid cut evening gown made of white silk printed with blue flowers.
A suit in black ribbed wool by Garrigue with shell blouse in ivory dot-embroidered silk satin (Model number 04637). The jacket is lined in the same fabric as the blouse. The blouse cuffs are an illusion, when the jacket is removed, a sleeveless shell is revealed.
A two-piece day suit in red wool twill with a pencil skirt and jacket. This suit has elaborate back detailing of a twisted martingale half-belt. Curving seams shape the body, sleeves and the back of the skirt. The jacket has a rolled collar with a five button center closure and two hip pockets.
A knit suit in asparagus green wool jersey with an ivory linen trim. The blouson jacket with canted ribbon trim has been cut from a single piece of fabric. The starched organdy collar attaches to the neckline by means of a series of press studs so that it may be detached for laundering. This French suit (probably from the boutique of a Paris coutur...
A dress and overblouse in a slate gray wool jersey with a bow at the waist. The overblouse has a neckline that was cut to stand up and away from the shoulder blades and a deep bias band at the hem that impedes its fall. The layering without bulk is achieved by "shrugging" the overblouse over the dress's silk top.
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