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Object Name SHUTTLE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00015
Description This is a small carved wood shuttle with half-round cut out ends and a smooth tapered surface. Tied to piece of paper with original history and provenance.
Material wood
Dimensions W-0.5 L-2.5 inches
Owned owner/user unknown
Event Battle of Fort Sumter
Provenance A shuttle made from a piece of a U.S. flagstaff taken down from Fort Sumter by the Confederate forces after its evacuation by Major Anderson.
Search Terms Fort Sumter
ersatz
Subjects Weaving
Fabric production
Needlework
Flagpoles