Monday, March 7, 2016

D.C. and Harrisburg Trip, Day 2

Ford's Theater & the Peterson House:

Outside of Ford's Theater
Presidential box in Ford's Theater.
Presidential Box 
The Peterson Boarding House, across from Ford's Theater.
Peterson Boarding House
Smithsonian Museum of American History:
(Where, naturally I made a beeline for textiles, and HBC stuff).
Red River Cart (HBC) in the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
Red River Cart
19th century album quilt in the Smithsonian Museum of American History.
Album Quilt!
Mary Todd Lincoln's purple velvet dress.
Mary Lincoln's fabulous purple velvet
dress.  I couldn't get close enough to see it if's
sent into the seams or applied on top (like
the one in Patterns of Fashion).

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