c. 1840's Magnificent Cut Velvet Ivory Silk Ballgown from the Bramwell Estate of New York
Dress, 1935. Kentucky Historical Society. This dress has a white rayon underdress with a cream netting or tulle overdress. It is sleeveless with a scoop neck and a slim silhouette. Donor wore the dress to her commencement ceremony at Science Hill Female Academy in Shelbyville, Kentucky in June 1935. The donor was a member of the Glee Club which performed at the ceremony. The dress was made by the donor’s mother.
Mary Todd Lincoln's dress...President Lincoln was always worried about the bills that her expensive tastes created .