Eleanor Roosevelt: Hand-Embroidered Scarf Made for Her State Trooper Bodyguard.
    -c 1929-1932. 36" x 36"
    -Fine condition.

    This purple scarf, featuring a horse with the initial "B" hand embroidered in ivory-colored thread by Eleanor Roosevelt, was a gift from ER to Fred Healey, a New York state trooper who served as one of her bodyguards during FDR's tenure as governor. A handwritten (in pencil) note accompanying the scarf reads (in part) "Scarf made by Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt for her Trooper-Body Guard Fred Healey of Glenns Falls while at Lake Placid." The scarf is housed in a 9.75" x 7" x 2" vintage Apollo Chocolates box.

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    December, 2008
    2nd Tuesday
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