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Object Name Needle, Tatting
Catalog Number 0985.10.00035a
Date 1861
Description This needle is made of cedar for tatting white cotton thread. The tatting needle is attached to a two piece brass button (.35b) with a red ribbon.
Dimensions L-3.75 inches
Owned G. W. Marshall ; Mrs. Marshall
Owner Regiment 2nd South Carolina Infantry
Made unidentified Confederate soldier
Provenance The tatting needle was made from a piece of a cedar tree near Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia by a Confederate soldier of the 2nd South Carolina Infantry. He gave it to G. W. Marshall, who sent it to his mother in 1861.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Marshall, G. W.
Marshall, Mrs.
Subjects Needlework
Tatting