This Civil War–Era Eagle Sculpture Was Made Out of Abraham Lincoln’s Hair

From today's Smithsonian Magazine online:
"The 'Hairy Eagle,' as it was dubbed more than 150 years ago, stuns all who see it, probably because the wreath is made entirely from human hair. And not just any hair. It was woven with tresses provided by President Abraham Lincoln, his vice president and cabinet members, the speaker of the House of Representatives, and numerous United States senators, as well as First Lady Mary Lincoln and three cabinet members' wives—37 people in all."

Entire article:
This Civil War–Era Eagle Sculpture Was Made Out of Abraham Lincoln’s Hair
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/hist...pJobID=2084529120&spReportId=MjA4NDUyOTEyMAS2
 
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