- Lincoln, Mary Todd
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
Ladies' nightcap. Plain white cotton, gathered in back. Ruffle framing cap. Two ties, under chin. Entire cap hand-sewn. L 15 " x W 10. This nightcap was sewn by Mary Todd Lincoln, and given as a gift to Margaret Browne, a housemaid for Mrs. Lincoln. An ancestor of Browne's family later donated the cap to the National Park Service. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History.
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