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Object Name PATTERN
Catalog Number 0985.05.00010
Description The pattern consists of a piece of newspaper cut in the shape of a full sleeve for use in cutting fabric to make a dress sleeve.
Dimensions W-5.25 L-11 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Provenance The pattern for a dress sleeve was cut from an 1864 New Orleans "Picayune" newspaper. The text of the article in the paper tells of the Federal troops occupation of New Orleans under Gen. Sherman.
Subjects Clothing & dress