Lot 19KENNEDY, JACQUELINE as FIRST LADY
Autograph letter providing instructions to Oleg Cassini. [No place: undated but likely spring 1961]. 1 1/4 page letter in blue ink signed "XO Jackie", written on the recto and verso of one sheet of legal length yellow lined paper. 12 1/4 x 8 inches; Together with two typed copies of letters from Mrs. Kennedy to Cassini, the first a copy of the present letter and an undated letter regarding Givenchy. Folds, light handling creases.
In this letter, Mrs. Kennedy makes a list of six new items to be made by Cassini, including dresses, suits and daytime outfits. At the end, Mrs. Kennedy requests in all caps "Another FABULOUS EVENING DRESS" and closes the letter that with these new orders that "I'll be set till fall except a for a couple of summer things to wear at the Cape."
C Estate of Oleg Cassini, 19th Street Townhouse, New York
Sold for $688
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