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Object Name Vest
Catalog Number 0985.10.00292
Date 1863
Description Homespun vest made of brown wool jean cloth with shawl collar; three pockets, five button front (buttons missing); white cotton lining.
Owned Tilden B. Douglas
Owner Regiment 3rd South Carolina Cavalry
Made unidentified slaves (tentative), Florence, South Carolina, CSA, 1863
Provenance A vest made of homespun cloth grown, spun, woven, and made for Tilden B. Douglas on his plantation in Florence, S.C. in 1863.
People unidentified slaves
unidentified African Americans
Douglas, Tilden B.
Search Terms homespun
ersatz
Subjects African Americans
slaves
slavery