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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.02.00043
Description This example of homespun consists of a small piece of brown material containing a white thread design. The homespun is stitched to a piece of paper also containing a wooden spool of white cotton yarn (.44) and paper butterfly wound with blue cotton yarn (.44a).
Dimensions H-2 W-2.5 inches
Owned Mrs. E. P. Hickson
Made Mrs. E. P. Hickson, Florica, 1861-1865
Provenance Mrs. E. P. Hickson made this piece of brown and white homespun in Florida during the war.
People Hickson, E. P., Mrs.
Search Terms ersatz
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)