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Object Name Pall, Funeral
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-119
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Wool
Dimensions H-127.5 W-62.5 inches
Description This funeral pall is rectangular in shape and on the smaller side. It is made of plain black wool yarn and is densely woven. The weave creates a texture of lines running diagonal from the edges (similar to a jeans cloth weave). All four edges are finished with a self fringe 3 ½ inches in length.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Funeral rites & ceremonies
Mourning
Mourning customs
Funerary Object
Wake services
Search Terms funeral
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS