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    Scrimshaw Desk Accessory
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection

    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...

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    Replica of Freedom Bell
    Gifts from Heads of StateOctober 24, 1950

    Silver cast Freedom Bell, a symbol of American support for Berlin and German-American friendship. The bell is decorated in bas relief with five human torch bearers with arms out stretched, holding a torch in their left hands and grasping the adjacent torch with their right hands. The figures are bordered by a running leaf and berry pattern above...

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    Pink Tulle Evening Gown
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection1954

    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.

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    Printed Evening Gown
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collectionc. 1955

    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.

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    Set of Perfumes
    Gifts from Heads of Stateca. 1960

    Blue leather case containing eight bottles of perfume. Perfumes are named: Pearl, Evening, Moscow Lights, Poetry, March 8 (International Women's Day), Spring Aroma, Spring (essence of), and Spring (season).

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    Douay Rheims Version of the Holy Bible
    Gifts from Heads of StateMarch 21, 1955

    Bible with a carved mother-of-pearl cover. The front of cover has a mother of pearl inlay with a nativity scene and elaborate floral border. The back cover is inlaid with a scene of the Last Supper.

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    Evening Gown
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection1956

    A strapless mermaid cut evening gown made of white silk printed with blue flowers.

  • Digitized Museum Artifact
    Photograph of Prince Rainier and Princess Grace
    Gifts from Heads of State1956

    Black and white portrait photograph of Princess Grace and Prince Rainer in profile. The photograph is silhouetted in a circle on white photo paper and inscribed "to President and Mrs. Kennedy with our warmest regards and best wishes" by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco in 1961. The photograph is in a silver frame surmounted by a gold c...

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    Black Suit
    John F. Kennedy Museum CollectionFall-Winter 1956

    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.

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    Day Suit
    John F. Kennedy Museum Collection1957

    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.

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