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Object Name Yarn
Catalog Number 0985.10.00120
Description This cotton yarn is white twisted into long roll and stained with soot.
Dimensions L-27.25 inches
Owned Catherine Hamilton Alston
Made slaves (tentative), Alston plantation, Abbeville Co., SC
Provenance The yarn was made from cotton grown and spun on the plantation of Mrs. Catherine Hamilton Alston, Abbeville Co., SC.
People unidentified slave
unidentified African Americans
Alston, Catherine Hamilton [Mrs. James]
Hamilton, Catherine
Subjects African Americans
slaves
slavery
women