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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.13.00279
Description The cloth sample consists of a small swatch of gray flannel decorated with Confederate flags.
Material textile (wool)
Dimensions W-1.25 L-2.25 inches
Provenance This swatch of gray flannel reportedly came from a larger piece of material used in making a garment for Gen. Robert E. Lee.

"A bit of flannel of a piece from which a shirt was made for General Lee." (accession ledger)
People Lee, Robert E.
Search Terms flag imagery
flag fabric
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades