Jacqueline Kennedy
[Washington, D.C.], ca. 1960s
Jacqueline Kennedy's Pair of Elegant Evening Gloves & Clutch - Impeccable Provenance!
Pink satin formal gloves, pink satin evening clutch with a pink bow, and a change purse worn by Jacqueline Kennedy. The gloves about 27 inches, soiling and wear; the foldover clutch with a satin bow, about 8" x 5", the clutch attached by a chain to a small Bonwit Teller change purse, lightly worn.

Mary B. Gallagher was personal secretary to John F. Kennedy while he was a Massachusetts Senator in the 1950s, and subsequently served as personal secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy when she was First Lady. In the catalog of the auction in which these were sold in 2003, it was reported that these items "were part of an ensemble worn by Jacqueline Kennedy for a Time magazine photo during the 1960 Presidential Campaign and subsequently given by Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy to Mary Gallagher to wear to the Inaugural Ball."

This item comes with a Certificate from John Reznikoff, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA and JSA (James Spence Authentications), as well as numerous auction houses.


  • Jacqueline Kennedy; gift to Mary B. Gallagher (1927-2022), personal secretary to John F. Kennedy from 1952, and personal secretary to Jacqueline Kennedy during the campaign and as First Lady through 1964; sold in the auction of Gallagher's memorabilia of the Kennedy years at Hantman's, 19 July 2003, lot 14; to Camrose & Kross and successor company Clarion-Pell, LLC, Boonton, New Jersey; by donation from Clarion-Pell to the Kinnelon Public Library, Kinnelon, New Jersey.
  • Dimensions:
  • clutch measures approximately 8" x 5"
  • Artist Name:
  • Jacqueline Kennedy
  • Medium:
  • Apparel

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