U.S. Dept. of Interior National Park Service Museum Collections
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Made by Wilcox Silver Plate Company
Epergnes were used as elaborate table centerpieces and held fruit, flowers and nuts. This was given to Madge Gates and David Wallace, Bess Truman's parents, as a wedding gift from the groomsmen. Engraved with "GW" and "June 13, 1883."
Silver. H 65.3, W 41.2, D 16.5 cm
Harry S Truman National Historic Site, HSTR 761