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Framed chef's hat with inscriptions and signatures to Oleg Cassini.
Sun Valley, Idaho: circa 1965. White chef's hat or toque blanche bearing inscriptions to Oleg Cassini and various signatures, the most prominent figures being Robert Kennedy ("To Oleg - Who made such a difference for us/Bobby Kennedy"); Ethel Kennedy ("For Oleg - whose 5 course meal really did things for our stretch pants"); astronaut John Glenn ("To Sun Valley's greatest chef/JH Glenn, Jr."); other signatures include: Andy Williams (singer); Janet Leigh Brandt (actress); Pierre Salinger & Nicole Salinger; Joan Kennedy; Michael Kennedy; Courtney Kennedy; Kathleen Kennedy; Patty (likely Pat Kennedy Lawford); Ann Markham; Missy Chandler; Bill James; and inscriptions from James Whittaker and his then wife Blanche, close friends of Robert Kennedy with whom he would climb Mount Kennedy in 1965. The display 10 1/2 x 27 inches, framed. Some show through of adhesive and light soiling, unexamined out of frame.

C Estate of Oleg Cassini, 19th Street Townhouse, New York

Sold for $750
Estimate $500-800

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