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Object Name COVERLET
Catalog Number 0985.13.01644
Description Homespun counterpane coverlet: red, white and brown wool and cotton fragment.
Dimensions H-28 W-33 inches
Owned Henry W. Wood
Provenance These two counterpane patterns are about 100 years old. They were in constant use at the (Spring?) Garden, near Bremo Bluff, during the war (1861-65), in the home of Henry W. Wood son of Samuel Wood and Sally Norton. **Included is an extended narrative of the genealogy of the families."
People Wood, Henry Washington
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
Bedspreads
Blankets
weaving