Announcement

Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

Plate: United Daughters of the Confederacy

Object Number: 
1955.11
Date: 
ca. 1953
Medium: 
Earthenware
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. ( 1.9 x 25.7 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front in black: "United Daughters of the Confederacy/Memorial Building/Richmond, Virginia/1955" printed: on back: "Dedicated to the women of the South..." and maker's mark with "EDWARDS CHINA/MARYLAND/ROCK HILL"
Description: 
Molded plate with molded basket weave and diaper border; the central is transfer printed in black, green, and blue, and depicts a single story building with lawn and sidewalk in front.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Daughters of the Confederacy, General Robert E. Lee Chapter, Inc.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group