The Truman state china was banded in celacion green to match the walls of the state dining room. The service was designed and manufactured by Lenox. White House Entertaining National Museum of American History
Mamie Eisenhower: She and husband Dwight entertained unprecedented numbers of heads of state at the White House. She loved pretty dresses and jewelery and her inaugural gown is on display at the Smithsonian Museum
~Dress, Harry Collins: ca. 1921–23, pearlized sequins on tulle and rhinestone-trimmed velvet ribbon. Worn by Florence Harding. Housed in the "First Ladies at the Smithsonian" Gallery (expanded and re-opened 11/19/2011) of the National Museum of American History~
Dress: 1840's, brocaded silk with design of poinsettias. Worn by Sarah Polk. "It was remade as an evening gown, probably for her niece, in the 1880s." Housed in the "First Ladies at the Smithsonian" Gallery (expanded and re-opened 11/19/2011) of the National Museum of American History.