|Description||Skirt (dress remnant), brown cotton homespun, gathered onto a waistband, with cartridge pleats and two metal hooks and eyes on band. The skirt is four-panel construction; panel widths are ten inches, thirty inches, twenty-nine, and twenty-nine inches. Sewing machine stitching on some seams. The plain weave alternates brown and white. The skirt has a single interior pocket at the side seam. Waist band looks like bodice was cut off.|
|Dimensions||W-98 L-41 inches|
|Made||unidentified slaves, McIver plantation, Darlington, South Carolina, CSA|
The skirt was made from cloth woven on Major J. J. McIver's plantation in Darlington County, South Carolina, during the war.
The 1860 census shows that a J. J. McIver of Darlington County, South Carolina, owned 46 slaves.
McIver, J. J.
unidentified African American
Clothing & dress