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Trim 1, from Lincoln's catafalque
Trim 1, from Lincoln's catafalque
Resource Typeimage
TitleTrim 1, from Lincoln's catafalque
Coverage / Year1865; Mid-Victorian, Springfield, IL
DescriptionSilver thread & wire wrapped around wooden beads, with fringe bottom. Small top bead wrapped in basket weave pattern, small wrapped ring separates two beads. Larger bead wrapped in ribbed pattern. Fringe, which is attached to bottom of bead, is twisted wire in a spiral pattern. Secured on thin wooden dowel. H 7" x Diam 3 3/8".
InterpretationFringe is from Lincoln's catafalque, displayed in the Old State Capitol building before his funeral in 1865.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities
Learning Standards16 History
Author or CreatorUnknown
SourceTransferred from Ford's Theatre NHS, Washington, D.C.
Subject / KeywordsLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Funeral; Assassinations; Catafalque; Victorian; Custom
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 6776
CONTENTdm file name5314714662003_6776.jpg
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