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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.13.00280
Description The section of cloth is a portion of a dark linen drapery used in mourning.
Event death and burial of Robert E. Lee, 1870
Provenance This section of drapery cloth was part of the mourning drapery used in the Chapel at Washington and Lee University (then Washington College) in Lexington when Gen. Robert E. Lee's remains lay there in state in 1870.
People Lee, Robert E.
Subjects mourning
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Burials