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Object Name COLLAR
Catalog Number 0985.07.00009
Description This is a white linen detachable collar with three button holes positioned at the blouse opening, on the edges, and at the center back used to attach to the shirt.
Dimensions W-2 L-13.5 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Event flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Provenance This collar was worn by Jefferson Davis at the time of his capture in Irwinville Georgia.

(1) Possible: Mrs. Davis's letter of donation points out of this and other articles of a man's suit taken from him at the capture as proof that Davis did not try to escape in Women's Clothing.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms flight and capture of Jefferson Davis, 1865
Irwinville, Georgia
Subjects Clothing & dress