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1725 - 1750 Scovill Family's Quilted Petticoat

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, wool (overall material)
thread, silk (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 in x 98 in; 89 cm x 249cm
Object Name:
Petticoat, Quilted
Place made:
United States: Connecticut
Date made:
1725 - 1750
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Costume  Search this
Credit Line:
Credit Line Restricted
ID Number:
TE.T18133
Catalog number:
T18133
Accession number:
323525
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Clothing & Accessories
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556587
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Mister Rogers' Sweater

User:
Rogers, Fred  Search this
Physical Description:
fiber, acrylic (overall material)
metal (zipper material)
Measurements:
overall: 27 in x 31 in; 68.58 cm x 78.74 cm
Object Name:
sweater
Date made:
ca 1968 - 1984
Associated Date:
1968-2001
Subject:
Television  Search this
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood {Television Program}  Search this
Television  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred Rogers
ID Number:
1984.0219.01
Accession number:
1984.0219
Catalog number:
1984.0219.01
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National Treasures exhibit
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_680637
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Man's Two-Piece Suit

User:
Morgan, Jr., Arthur A.  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
jacket center back: 32 1/2 in; 82.55 cm
trouser outer seam: 44 in; 111.76 cm
trouser inseam: 32 5/8 in; 82.8675 cm
waist: 34 in; x 86.36 cm
Object Name:
suit, 2 piece
Place Made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Bought in:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Worn in:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
1945
Credit Line:
Gift of Arthur A. Morgan, Jr.
ID Number:
CS.316499.001
Catalog number:
316499.001
Accession number:
316499
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Cultural and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_366697
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Garment Production Specification Papers

Maker:
Hot Kiss, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in x 1/4 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
production papers
Date made:
1999 - 2002
1999-2002
Credit Line:
Gift of Velvet Heart Company through Moshe Tsabag
ID Number:
2014.3041.04
Catalog number:
2014.3041.04
Nonaccession number:
2014.3041
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1462781
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HOT KISS Paper Tag

Maker:
Hot Kiss, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
red (overall color)
paper (overall material)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 in; 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
paper tag
Place made:
United States: California
Date made:
1990's - 2000's
Credit Line:
Gift of Velvet Heart Company through Moshe Tsabag
ID Number:
2014.3041.15
Catalog number:
2014.3041.15
Nonaccession number:
2014.3041
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1462895
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HOT KISS Garment Label

Maker:
Hot Kiss, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
fabric (overall material)
red (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/16 in; 6.0325 cm x 8.255 cm x .15875 cm
Object Name:
garment label
Place made:
United States: California
Date made:
1990's - 2000's
Credit Line:
Gift of Velvet Heart Company through Moshe Tsabag
ID Number:
2014.3041.16
Catalog number:
2014.3041.16
Nonaccession number:
2014.3041
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Industry & Manufacturing
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1462897
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Helen Keller's Watch

Associated person:
Keller, Helen  Search this
Maker:
Rossel & Fils  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (watch case material)
brass (watch movement material)
gold-plated, copper alloy, porcelain-enamel, glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, watch: 2 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in x 1/2 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.7625 cm x 1.27 cm
overall, case: 2 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
watch
Place Made:
Switzerland
Date made:
ca 1865
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Phillips Brooks Keller & Mrs. Gordon Erwin
ID Number:
ME.335239
Catalog number:
335239
Accession number:
314555
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Work and Industry: Mechanisms
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Health & Medicine
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_851873
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Miss America Crown

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
copper alloy (overall material)
metal (overall material)
rhinestones (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 6 in x 7 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 15.24 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
crown
crown, worn by Yolande B.Betbee (Fox) , Miss America 1951
Date made:
1951
Related event:
Miss America Pageant  Search this
Related Publication:
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
2005.0078.01
Accession number:
2005.0078
Catalog number:
2005.0078.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1289940

1849 Bachelder's Patent Model of a Sewing Machine

Inventor:
Bachelder, John  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 19 in x 15 in; 33.02 cm x 48.26 cm x 38.1 cm; wt. 50 lbs
Object Name:
sewing machine patent model
Place invented:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Model constructed:
before 1849-05-08
Patent date:
1849-05-08
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
Invention  Search this
Related Publication:
A Nation of Nations
Janssen, Barbara Suit. Patent Models Index
Cooper, Grace Rogers. The Sewing Machine: Its Invention and Development
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/HST/Cooper/CF/view.cfm
ID Number:
TE.T06051
Catalog number:
T06051.000
Patent number:
006439
Accession number:
89797
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Industry & Manufacturing
Work
Clothing & Accessories
Patent Models
Textiles
Patent Models, Sewing Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1071137
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Seinfeld's "Puffy Shirt"

User:
Seinfeld, Jerry  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 in x 20 in; 88.9 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
shirt
Date made:
1993
Subject:
Television  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Warner Brothers Entertainment Inc.
ID Number:
2004.0245.01
Accession number:
2004.0245
Catalog number:
2004.0245.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1287219

Leg Silque Liquid Stockings, Shade P244 Suntan

Maker:
Langlois Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 in x 1 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
make-up, leg
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
ca 1943
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.002
Accession number:
1985.0481
Catalog number:
1985.0481.002
Maker number:
P244
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Clothing & Accessories
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Make-up
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_765873
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Mary Todd Lincoln's Purple Velvet Evening Bodice

Wearer:
Lincoln, Mary Todd  Search this
Physical Description:
velvet, silk (overall material)
purple, white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall approximate: 15 in x 20 in; 38.1 cm x 50.8 cm
Object Name:
Evening Bodice
Subject:
First Ladies  Search this
First Ladies  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Julian-James
ID Number:
PL.033280.B
Accession number:
70138
70138
Catalog number:
33280B
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Political and Military History: Political History, General History Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
First Ladies
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1160493
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Abraham Lincoln's Top Hat

User:
Lincoln, Abraham  Search this
Maker:
Davis, J. Y.  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in x 10 3/8 in x 12 in; 17.78 cm x 26.35504 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
top hat
Object Type:
Hats
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Worn at:
United States: District of Columbia, Ford's Theater
Date made:
mid 19th century
Subject:
Assassination  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Related event:
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
ID Number:
PL.9321
Accession number:
38912
Catalog number:
9321
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Political and Military History: Political History, Presidential History Collection
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
American Presidency
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1199660

Experimental stockings

Maker:
Union Hosiery Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
nylon (overall material)
silk (welt, heel, toe material)
cotton (seam material)
Measurements:
overall: 33 in; 83.82 cm
Object Name:
stockings, pair of
Object Type:
Stockings
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1937
1937
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of E. I DuPont deNemours & Co.
ID Number:
TE.T12049
Accession number:
227591
Catalog number:
T12049
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Industry & Manufacturing
Science & Mathematics
National Treasures exhibit
Clothing & Accessories
Textiles
Exhibition:
Treasures of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1200996

Lille Bobbin Lace Border

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, point ground (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 66 in; 9.525 cm x 167.64 cm
Object Name:
lace
lace, border
Place made:
France
Date made:
1830-1860
Subject:
Lace  Search this
Bobbin Lace  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Adornment  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Delaney Whiting Balch, 1967
ID Number:
TE.T14082
Accession number:
272350
Catalog number:
T14082
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Clothing & Accessories
Lace
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1420696
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Harrison and Morton Campaign Buckle

Associated person:
Harrison, Benjamin  Search this
Morton, Levi  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, white (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Buckle, Belt
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
Credit Line:
Ralph E. Becker
ID Number:
PL.227739.1888.N04
Catalog number:
227739.1888.N04
Accession number:
227739
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_507115
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Mary Lincoln's Mourning Watch

Associated person:
Lincoln, Mary Todd  Search this
Physical Description:
black (overall color)
onyx (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
lapel watch
watch chain
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Lincoln Isham
ID Number:
PL.225754.02
Catalog number:
225754.02
Accession number:
225754
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_515321

Mary Lincoln's Purse

Associated person:
Lincoln, Mary Todd  Search this
Physical Description:
gold (overall material)
satin (inside material)
blue (inside color)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 6.985 cm x 8.255 cm
overall with chain: 7 in; 17.78 cm
Object Name:
case, vanity
purse
Date made:
1863
Associated date:
1863
Related Publication:
Rubenstein, Harry R.. Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
Credit Line:
Lincoln Isham
ID Number:
PL.278039.02
Catalog number:
278039.02
Accession number:
278039
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
Selections from the Abraham Lincoln Collection
Exhibition:
Exhibit
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_515322
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Mary Lincoln's Dress

Associated person:
Lincoln, Mary Todd  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, silk, velvet (disjoint section material)
Measurements:
overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 60 in; 152.4 cm
Object Name:
Skirt
Associated date:
1864
Subject:
First Ladies  Search this
First Ladies  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Mrs. Julian-James
ID Number:
PL.033280.A
Catalog number:
33280A
Accession number:
70138
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Political and Military History: Political History, White House/First Ladies Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
Exhibition:
First Ladies
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_515922
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Cleveland/Thurman Campaign Belt Buckle, 1888

Associated person:
Cleveland, Grover  Search this
Thurman, Allen  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 8.255 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Buckle
Subject:
Political Campaigns  Search this
ID Number:
PL.227739.1888.N02
Catalog number:
227739.1888.N02
Accession number:
227739
See more items in:
Political and Military History: Political History, Campaign Collection
Clothing & Accessories
Government, Politics, and Reform
American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith
Exhibition:
Exhibition
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_516172
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