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Armband

Description

White silk armband commemorating George Washington's death; ink inscription says it belonged to Eliza S. Quincy and was worn by her. Picture of ladies mourning at Washington's tomb. Enclosed in glass and sealed with passe partout binding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1799
Material
glass (material)
leather
printing (process)
silk (textile)
Object type
Ceremonial Artifacts; Funerary Objects
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Armband, Mourning
armbands
Commemorative
commemoratives
Death
deaths
George Washington
Glass
glass (material)
Leather
leather
mourning
Mourning
printing (process)
Silk
silk (textile)
Transfer Printed
People and organizations
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
11 3/8 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.501
Credit Line
Gift of Edmund Quincy
GUSN
55778

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