Lot #45
John F. Kennedy's DNC Fundraising Scarf

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Estimate: $1500+

Description

John F. Kennedy's personally-owned DNC fundraising scarf, measuring 18.5 x 18.5, featuring two golden donkeys in the center, surrounded by a blue star pattern. Includes a letter from Kennedy's personal secretary Evelyn Lincoln to noted JFK collector Robert L. White, in full: "This white, blue and bronze Bronzini silk scarf, with two donkeys on it, which you now have in your possession, was one of the items the Democratic National Committee used for fund raising. President John F. Kennedy was one of those contributors. This scarf was placed in the file cabinet in a storage room outside the Oval Office and was discarded on November 23, 1963." Mounted and matted together with a photo to an overall size of 35.5 x 27. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Art and Literature
  • Dates: #610 - Ended June 16, 2021