Armband

Collection Type

  • Relics and souvenirs

Date

1799

GUSN

GUSN-55778

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

Descriptive Terms

armbands
glass (material)
leather
printing (process)
silk (textile)
commemoratives
deaths
mourning
Armband, Mourning
Silk
Transfer Printed
Glass
Leather
George Washington
Death
Mourning
Commemorative
Armband, Mourning

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Ceremonial Artifacts; Funerary Objects

Dimensions

11 3/8 x 2 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1970.501

Places

Massachusetts (United States)