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Object Name TACK
Catalog Number 0985.05.00041
Description A worn white envelope (4" X 2.5") contains many small tacks, tangled with fabric threads.
Material metal ; textile
Dimensions L-0.25 inches
Event Death and burial of Jefferson Davis, 1889
Provenance These tacks were used on the bier of President Jefferson Davis at his funeral in New Orleans in 1889.
People Davis, Jefferson
Subjects mourning
burials