Relic, Leather Ornament from General George Washington's Coffin

Unknown American, American

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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 College: Gift of Frederick Hall, Class of 1803

13.19.17339

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Classification

American History

Not on view

Provenance

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

Old Number

Red No. 13.238

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