|Object Name||Tieback, Curtain|
|Catalog Number||0985.13.00609, a-e|
|Description||The set of six curtain tiebacks are cords filled with cotton and covered with a green and blue silk thread. Tassels are made of the same filler with wooden balls and rings, covered in green and gold silk thread. Height varies between the lengths of the tassels: 10" to 14".|
Mr. Hugh Blair purchased the curtain tiebacks along with the green and gold silk brocatelle curtains at the 1870 Auction of the Davis Mansion household goods. The Blair family altered the tiebacks for their own use.
[Reproduction tassels are known as the "White House of the Confederacy" and are used in the Dining Room.]
Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
White House of the Confederacy