|Description||This is a thread in a skein. It has a natural color, is made of cotton, and tied together with a red ribbon. It is marked with the number "280."|
|Made||female slave, Pilgram plantation, Woodruff, South Carolina, CSA, 1863|
This thread was carded and spun in 1863 by an 80 year old slave woman of Mrs. Mary Pilgram of Woodruff, SC.
"Thread, spun in 1863 by a negro woman 80 years old. She carded the cotton and spun the thread. She was the slave of Mrs. Mary Pilgram"
Possible history: "Cotton yard spun by a woman of 90."
Pilgram, Mary Allen [Mrs. Samuel]
Allen, Mary (2)
unidentified African American