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Object Name DRESS
Catalog Number 0985.02.00046
Date 1864
Description Child dress of light blue cotton with white woven squares, trimmed with red. Believed homespun fabric. The yoke is V-shaped. The buttons are red clothed and run up the center back of the dress. There are two pockets in the front.
Material Fabric/Cloth/Cotton
Dimensions H-37.25 W-14 inches
Owned Mary Hart
Made Mary Hart, Palatka, Florida, CSA, 1864
Provenance This dress was woven by 10-year-old Mary Hart (later Mrs. William J. Winegar) (b. 1854) of Palatka, Florida, 1864-1865. Her parents were Hubbard L. Hart, an entrepreneur who did blockade running during the war, and Mary E. Adams Hart, both natives of Vermont.

"Dress of Homespun, woven by Mary Hart Winegar, of Palatka, Fla., 1864." (from 1905 Catalog)
People Winegar, Mary Hart [Mrs. William J.]
Hart, Mary
Hart, Hubbard L.
Hart, Mary Elizabeth Adams [Mrs. Hubbard L.]
Adams, Mary Elizabeth
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Florida
Subjects children
girls
Clothing & dress