San Jancinto Museum of History

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  • PILLOW, THROW

  • CATEGORY: FURNISHINGS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 7 1/4"L x 12"W
  • DATE MADE: early to mid 19th century

Description

Pillow, throw. Top - hand painted over silk. Painting includes man dressed in breeches and flowing cape, holding laurel and kneeling on right knee. Man is on a highpoint (cliff) overlooking a walled city. Two palm trees in background (upper center).


Provenance

Original catalog card notes, "Probably belonged to Madison G. Whitaker, veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto."

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Whitaker, Madison Guest
  • CREDIT LINE: Bonham, Mr. and Mrs. C.W.


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