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Name Douthat, Henry Clay
Born 5/21/1833
Birthplace Botetourt County, Virginia
Father William Henry Douthat
Mother Susan Harrison Douthat

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TASSEL -

Cord and tassels, from flag. Cord consists of a base fiber, possibly cotton or wool, wrapped in gold metallic thread; each strand was twisted into a tight spiral, and two of these spiral lengths are wrapped around one another to form the cord. One end of the cord terminates in a gold metallic thread tassel, which is bound in a piece of circular fabric; the loose metallic thread tassel is approximatley 3.5" long. The opposite end of the cord terminates in two tassels, which likey originally had fringe, but which is now missing. The body of each tassel consists of three oblong wooden acorns, which get progressively larger as they extend from the cord, and which are wrapped in gold threads, and