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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.09.00149
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description This cloth sample is a piece of calico consisting of a white background and containing symetrical purple clover-like designs and verticle lines on the fabric. The sample has an attached card containing a written history.
Dimensions H-3.5 W-4 inches
Provenance The calico cloth is an example of cloth "smuggled" through the blockade at Wilmington, North Carolina. The cloth sold for $9.00 per yard.
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades
prices