Mary Todd Lincoln loved wearing flowers in her hair, but she also loved the pearl necklace and bracelet set shown here in this Mathew Brady Studio portrait. You can see her wearing this same necklace and bracelets in several of her favorite portrait sittings. (s.
Mary Todd Lincoln's seed pearl necklace and bracelets on exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Exhibit. Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C.] One can see Mary wearing this favorite set of pearl necklace and bracelets in many of her portraits.
This earring brooch set is Mary Todd Lincoln's mourning jewelry.