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Object Name CURTAIN
Catalog Number 0985.13.00603
Description One curtain panel; part of two pairs of green silk brocatelle curtains that are made of green silk warp and gold tram filler. (Note: 21" side to side repeat, the repeat height is 53.5" by 54"). The pattern is a large rococo revival style with flowers and scrolls. It is lined with a white Canton flannel. Scroll trim in gold and green extending down right side of front of curtain and along bottom of curtain.
Dimensions W-62 L-118.5 inches
Owned Blair family
Provenance These two pairs of curtains were purchased at the 1870 auction of goods from the Davis Mansion by the Blair family. Altered from their original appearance by the Blairs, and relined with flannel instead of silk, they have lost their original heavy beading and some of the cords.

[Reproduction fabric is known as the "Davis Brocatelle" and is used in the Dining Room.]
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
1870 Auction
Subjects auctions