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Casket fringe fragment

Creator:
unknown
Location:
unknown
Origin Date:
1865
Materials:
cloth
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in
Item ID:
71.2009.082.0098
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum
Available for Viewing:
No
Category:
Textiles

Description

This is a silver piece of fringe used along the top edge of President Abraham Lincoln's coffin. It is made of metallic thread and has a detached scalloped-shape border at the top made of the same metallic thread. Part of the Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, courtesy of the Indiana State Museum