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Object Name Insignia
Catalog Number 0985.13.00306a
Description Gold thread and sequin star insignia enclosed in a lacquered walnut case with a Virginia State Seal button remade into a brooch (.306).
Material Gold thread
Dimensions H-2.25 W-6 D-3.5 inches
Owned Robert E. Lee; Louise Triplett Haxall [Mrs. Charles K. Harrison]
Provenance The button and star insignia were cut from the uniform of General Robert E. Lee and given by him to his young friend Louise Triplett Haxall (Mrs. Charles K. Harrison of Baltimore). She had the button made into a brooch. Mrs. Harrison gave the brooch and insignia to her first cousin Mrs. Noland, who bequeathed it to the Museum.
People Lee, Robert E.
Harrison, Louise Triplett Haxall [Mrs. Charles K.]
Haxall, Louise Triplett
Noland, Rosalie Haxall [Mrs. Cuthbert Powell]
Haxall, Rosalie
Subjects uniforms