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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.02.00026i
Date 1861-1865
Description Homespun scrap; blue and white plaid, irregular shape.
Dimensions W-2.5 L-6 inches
Made unidentified woman in Florida, CSA
Provenance An unidentified woman in Florida made these fifteen samples of homespun during the war. Wool and cotton threads were used in the construction of the swatches.
People unidentified woman of Florida
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
women
civilians