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Object Name COVERLET
Catalog Number 0985.02.00024
Date 1861-1865
Description Fragment of coverlet in brown, red, and blue. Linen and/or cotton.
Dimensions W-10.5 L-88.5 inches
Owned Mrs. J. E. Terrell
Made unidentified female slave, near Opalousa, LA, 1861-1865
Provenance An unidentified female slave wove this piece of coverlet during the war. Slave was owned by Mr. J. E. Terrell, near Opelousas, Louisiana.
People Terrell, J. E., Mrs.
unidentified woman
unidentified slave
unidentified African American
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
Bedspreads
Blankets
weaving
women
civilians