Millinery by Sally Victor
When Premier Khrushchev and his wife arrived for their visit in 1959, Mamie so pitied Mrs. Khrushchev’s dull, frumpy attire that she gave her a fashionably new Sally Victor hat. Mrs. Khrushchev felt she couldn’t wear it since it so blatantly exemplified capitalism.
Fur. Dia 19.5, H 9.0 cm
Eisenhower National Historic Site, EISE 14330
Mamie pink hatstand with "E " for Eisenhower.
Wood. Dia 44.0, H 32.0 cm
Eisenhower National Historic Site, EISE 14334