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Object Name Chest of Drawers
Catalog Number 0985.12.00010
Description The bureau consists of an oak frame with veneered drawer fronts. There is a small molding along the skirt edge. The bureau has awkward bracket feet. The bureau has a marble top, three drawers, and a "secret" drawer compartment below the lower drawer front. Each drawer has a center lock.
Dimensions H-35.5 W-46 D-21 inches
Provenance The bureau belonged to Jefferson Davis and was used in the Executive Mansion in Richmond, Virginia while he was President of the Confederacy.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects Furniture