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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 http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource IdentifierLIHO 1299
CONTENTdm file name890013562003_1299.jpg
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