Relic, Leather Ornament from General George Washington's Coffin

Unknown American, American


about 1799

Leather, cord, cloth, and thread

Overall: 3 3/4 × 3 1/4 in. (9.5 × 8.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Frederick Hall, Class of 1803



Place Made: United States, North America



Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Research Area

American History

Not on view


Collected by Frederick Hall (1780-1843), Class of 1803, July 1839; given to present collection, 1841; catalogued, 1913.

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