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Object Name CURTAIN
Catalog Number 0985.13.00607, a
Description The two pieces of curtain consist of wool print on wool turu with a repeating pattern every 13" vertically and 18" horizontally. The background is deep red or maroon with a light beige stripe and oval medallions of red flowers and green leaves.
Dimensions W-54 inches
Owned Mrs. E. T. D. Myers (Mrs. Edmund Trowbridge Dana Myers)
Provenance One of the members of the Jefferson Davis party gave these pieces of curtain to Mrs. E. T. D. (Edmund Trowbridge Dana) Myers when it passed through Danville, Virginia on April 2, 1865. The pieces of curtain were part of the White House of the Confederacy hangings.

[Reproduction fabric known as "Varina Anne wool" and is used in the Jefferson Davis Office.]
People Davis, Jefferson
Davis family
Myers, Frances Colquhoun Trigg [Mrs. E. T. D.]
Trigg, Frances Colquhoun
Search Terms Confederate Executive Mansion
Confederate White House
Executive Mansion
White House of the Confederacy
Subjects women