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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.04.00080
Description The cloth sample is an example of homespun. The material consists of an irregularly shaped piece of blue, red, and white wool and cotton weave.
Dimensions W-4.5 L-3.75 inches
Made Kentucky (tentative), 1861-1865
Provenance The cloth sample is a piece of homespun, believed made in Kentucky during the war. Possibly made by slaves.
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
Weaving