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Object Name Braid
Catalog Number 0985.13.00155
Description The drapery braid is a red and yellow twisted cord in a looped and scalloped pattern. A handwritten note pinned to the braid reads, "from Jeff Davis' window curtain."
Dimensions W-3 L-5 inches
Provenance The section of drapery braid was taken from the curtains used by the Jefferson Davis family when they resided at the White House of the Confederacy in Richmond, Virginia during the war.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Evacuation of Richmond, April 2-3, 1865
Executive Mansion
Federal occupation of Richmond, Virginia, 1865-1870
items captured by Union soldiers
items taken
items taken by Union soldiers
Occupation of Richmond
Richmond, Virginia
United States Army
White House of the Confederacy