|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.|
Lee, Robert E.
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