Gold chain necklace with topaz stones, made by Frances M. Glessner, circa 1905-1915. Made as a gift for Anna Macbeth Robertson, sister of Frances Glessner.
Round, plastic, tortoise shell eyeglasses that belonged to Nathan Leopold. The glasses were discovered near the body of Bobby Franks and implicated Leopold and Loeb in the murder.
Woman's black suit ensemble with skirt and fishnet blouse, designed by Jean Paul Gaultier, circa 1986. Worn by donor, née Anne Powalowski. Jacket (1988.525.2a) not pictured.
Evening ensemble with blouse of white silk organza, underbodice of beige organdy and crepe, and embroidered pants of white silk organza, designed by Elinor Simmons for Malcolm Starr, 1970.
Woman's spotted lynx fur coat, designed by N. H. Rosenthal Furs, Inc., 1969.
Detail view of evening gown with beaded flowers on bodice, designed by Christian Lacroix, 1993.
Evening gown of black chain mail with gold and silver geometric design, designed by Gianni Versace, 1986.
Paper mache elephant and rider, advertising Hamlins Wizard Oil.
Evening gown with beaded flowers on bodice, designed by Christian Lacroix, 1993.
Necklace made by Kalo Shop, Chicago, Illinois.
Hat pin with opal set in silver, made by Frances M. Glessner.
Address book belonging to Hugh Hefner, used to record addresses and phone numbers of early notable associates, Playboy Clubs and female friends, 1956-1957.
A gold, bejeweled (one-carat diamond on each point and large, four-carat diamond in the center) alderman badge that belonged to Michael Kenna, one of the most notoriously corrupt Chicago aldermen of the 20th century. Front view. Given to McKenna on April 22, 1897.
Woman's American Red Cross Motor Corps uniform by Marshall Field & Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1917-1918
Day ensemble of blue-green suede trimmed with red, green and purple suede, knitted wool in matching colors in a striped and zig-zag pattern, designed by Emanuel Ungaro, 1971-1972.
Women's long-sleeved full length dress with empire waist and long cotton floral print pattern quilted skirt. Worn by Susan Alexander.