|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.|
|Dimensions||H-37.25 W-14 inches|
|Made||Mary Hart, Palatka, Florida, CSA, 1864|
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)
Winegar, Mary Hart [Mrs. William J.]
Hart, Hubbard L.
Hart, Mary Elizabeth Adams [Mrs. Hubbard L.]
Adams, Mary Elizabeth
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