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Object Name Pillowcase
Catalog Number 0985.13.00211b
Description These pillowcases are part of a linen set consisting of a sheet and two pillowcases (.211a-.211b). All are made from white homespun sheeting cloth. "Winder Hospital / No 2 / W. Hos / Ward 3 / 2D" is written in ink on all three pieces.
Material Cloth/Fabric/Cotton
Dimensions W-26 L-16 inches
Owned Mrs. E. P. Purdie
Provenance The sheet and two pillowcases were used at Winder Hospital during the war. At the war's end, they were given to a Mrs. E. P. Purdie.
People Purdie, E. P., Mrs.
Search Terms Winder Hospital
Richmond hospitals
Richmond, Virginia
homespun
ersatz
Subjects Medical care
Medical equipment & supplies
hospitals