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Rocking chair, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Seat furniture; Furnishings; Chairs; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882;
Splint weave ladder back rocker. Four back rails in "ladder." Round legs and side rails, round stretchers, two round stretchers at sides, one each low at front and back. Front and back edges of rocker...
Needlework Basket, belonging to Mary Todd Lincoln
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Furnishings; Sewing; Needlework
Woven wicker cane sewing basket. Looped, raised scalloped rim, loop from single piece of cane on both sides to attatch handle. Two main large horizontal ribs. Smaller cane in pairs, over and under horizontal...
Trim 1, from Lincoln's catafalque
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Funeral; Assassinations; Catafalque; Victorian; Custom
Silver thread & wire wrapped around wooden beads, with fringe bottom. Small top bead wrapped in basket weave pattern, small wrapped ring separates two beads. Larger bead wrapped in ribbed pattern. Fringe,...
Earrings, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Earring; Adornment; Antebellum; Hair; Victorian
Metal and human hair pierced-ear loop earrings. Broad gold or brass hoop back with bands holding thick human hair braid; circle of metal at top, one part of which goes through the ear. L 1 3/8" x W 1 1/8"....
Fob, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Timepiece; Jewelry; Adornment; Antebellum; Victorian; Hair
Carved ivory pendant or charm; carved in shape of a long hoof. Bottom of gold with initials "GFHL" in circle, attatched to small braided hair loop. L 1 3/8".
Necklace, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Hair; Keepsake; Antebellum; Victorian; Adornment
Locket containing human hair. Oval locket, surrounded by two strands of twisted thick wire. Front side of locket contains four plumes of hair; back side contains three plumes, all under glass. Broken-braided...
Stickpin, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Antebellum; Victorian; Jewelry; Keepsake; Hair
Single stone stickpin; setting has four molded roses and thistles on outer edge, rope around stone is braid of human hair, set under glass. Long sticker/ pin is twisted in middle. L 3" x W 5/8".
Bracelet, Antebellum jewelry
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Jewelry; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair; Art; Bracelet
Bracelet of crocheted human hair band and stone clasp; stone is a square piece of glass over a black material. Stone set in brass, with draped design, engraving of plumes on brass; and engraved brass catches...
Shadow box, Antebellum keepsake
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Decorative art; Antebellum; Victorian; Keepsake; Hair
Deep oval shadow box, containing flower arrangement made from human hair. Rectangular box is set into oval frame, with small gilt band with carving and high-molded ridge in center. Frame and outside of...
Shadow box from Antebellum Springfield, IL
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Furnishings; Art; Keepsake; Memorabilia; Hobby; Hair
Shadow box containing human hair wreath. Hair is braided and made into three branch wreath w/bows and flowers and cones. Frame has flowers applied at compass points, molded using paper ache in part. Box...
Bedcovering; Weaving; Coverlet
This fancy coverlet was woven from red, navy blue, green and undyed wool. The centerfield pattern is made of five rows of a large four-leaf cluster design alternating with an eight petal flower with diamond...
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