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Object Name SACHET
Catalog Number 0985.07.00057
Description This sachet comes from a small bundle of lavendar stems and is tied with maroon ribbons.
Dimensions L-7 inches
Owned Varina Banks Howell Davis
Made Varina Howell Davis, Beauvoir, MS
Provenance This was made by Varina Davis in the postwar period, during her years at Beauvoir, and reportedly, a pastime she found very pleasant.

"No. 47: Lavendar sachets made by Mrs. Davis of lavendar from Beauvoir." (artifact label)
People Davis, Varina Banks Howell [Mrs. Jefferson]
Howell, Varina Banks
Search Terms Beauvoir
Subjects women