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Object Name Reel, Yarn
Catalog Number 0985.13.00261
Description The yarn reel is made of pine and rests on a stand. The reel has four branches with four small holes in each arm. The stand has four legs and an attachment on the rear for threading yarn. A paper label is attached which provides the reel's history.
Material wood
Dimensions H-43.25 inches
Made unidentified Confederate soldier, Richmond, Virginia, CSA
Provenance An unnamed Confederate soldier made this pine yarn reel while he was in a Richmond hospital during the war.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms Richmond hospitals
Richmond, Virginia
Subjects hospitals
Yarn
Spinning
Fabric production
Medical aspects of war
Medical care