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Object Name Gown, Dressing
Catalog Number 0985.07.00016
Description Purple and white wool plaid dressing gown with satin decoration and frogs and belt with tassles.
Dimensions W-19 L-48 inches
Owned Jefferson Davis
Event imprisonment of Jefferson Davis at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, 1865-1867
Provenance This dressing gown was worn by Jefferson Davis. The gown was sent from a St. Louis Fair to Jefferson Davis while he was imprisoned at Fortress Monroe.
People Davis, Jefferson
Search Terms Fortress Monroe
Subjects gifts