|Description||This example of homespun, probably constructed of wool on cotton warp, with a loose weave. It has one selvedge edge. Note that the blue dye has faded in several areas and the fabric width measurement tapers to about 17".|
|Dimensions||H-20.25 W-24 inches|
|Owned||Mary A. Bryant|
|Made||Mary A. Bryant, Florida, CSA, 1863|
Mary A. Bryant made this homespun sample in Florida in 1863 for use as hospital comforts for Confederate soldiers.
Note: the Abel Seymour Baldwin and General Hospital, Lake City, Florida collection in the MOC's ESB Library relate to this hospital.
Bryant, Mary A.
African American (tentative)
Medical equipment & supplies