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Funeral Pall, Abraham Lincoln's

This is a Funeral pall. It was association: Abraham Lincoln. It is dated April 25, 1865. Its medium is black silk cloth.

It is credited Division of Political History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

  • Pleated Mourning Fan (France)
  • silk crepe leaf, painted wood guards and sticks inlaid with black spangles,....
  • Gift of Anonymous Donor.
  • 1952-161-226

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Its dimensions are

L x W (unfolded): 360.7 x 157.5 cm (11 ft. 10 in. x 5 ft. 2 in.) L x W (folded, approx.): 61 x 61 cm (24 x 24 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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