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Object Name SOUVENIR
Catalog Number 0985.07.00100
Date 1861
Description The souvenir consists of a small circular paper box, pink and gold in color. It contains dried flowers. A hand written inscription in ink on the lid explains the contents' history.
Dimensions H-0.5 Dia-2 inches
Owned Margaret Howell Davis Hayes
Event inauguration of Jefferson Davis, 1861
Provenance The box of dried flowers was given to Margaret Davis Hayes as a memento of her father's Inaugural - "1861 Flowers from the Arch of Triumph at Father's Inauguration - Margaret Davis Hayes."
People Davis, Jefferson
Hayes, Margaret Howell Davis [Mrs. Joel Addison]
Davis, Margaret Howell
Subjects flowers
foliage