3D Object Mary Todd Lincoln's seed-pearl necklace and matching bracelets.

Format 3D Object
Contributors Tiffany
Language English
Subjects Inaugural Ball
Lincoln, Abraham
Lincoln, Mary Todd
Physical Objects
Mary Todd Lincoln's seed-pearl necklace and matching bracelets.
Contributor Names
Tiffany (Artist)
Created / Published
n. d.
Subject Headings
-  Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
-  Lincoln, Mary Todd (1818-1882)
-  inaugural ball
-  realia
-  Physical Objects
Physical Objects
-  The jewelry came to the Library in 1937 as part of the gift from Lincoln's granddaughter, Mary Lincoln Isham
-  Tiffany records indicate that President Abraham Lincoln purchased the items on April 28, 1862 in Manhattan. "The pearl necklace sold for $180 and the two bracelets for $350., and that on January 24, 1863, we sold two bracelets to order for $350.
-  Mary Todd Lincoln wore the jewelry to the first Lincoln inaugural ball.
Source Collection
The Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana
Rare Book And Special Collections Division
Digital Id

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