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Object Name WASHSTAND
Catalog Number 0985.11.00072
Description The washstand consists of either cherry or maple cabinet, one drawer, and one hinged door on the front. The hinged lid lifts to reveal a metal-lined inner well. The cabinet has plain, stump feet. Paper label attached to the inside of the hinged door reads, "This washstand used by President Davis - donated to the Museum by Mrs. James Riddick."
Dimensions H-30.5 W-30 L-16.5 inches
Provenance The washstand was used by Jefferson Davis while in residence in the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia, 1861-1865.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Furniture