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Drapery fragment, from Lincoln family home
Drapery fragment, from Lincoln family home
Resource Typeimage
TitleDrapery fragment, from Lincoln family home
Coverage / Year1850 to 1860; Early/Middle Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionDrapery panel of woven damask material in a vertical floral pattern. Wool and silk. Predominate color burgundy red. Other colors inclucde silver, two shades of gold. Four tears along edges and fourteen holes of varying sizes. L 50 7/8" x W 22 3/8".
InterpretationFour affidavits attest to this drapery hanging in the Lincoln Home while the family was in residence, 1844-1861.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceOriginally sold at Lincolns' sale to H. Wilton. Later donated by Scott Petersen, Wilmette, IL
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Victorian; Furnishings; Window; Drapery; Curtains
Collection PublisherLincoln Home National Historic Site
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource IdentifierLIHO 1299
CONTENTdm file name890013562003_1299.jpg
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