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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.10.00028a
Date ca. 1865
Description The cloth sample is a triangular cotton print swatch of dark red with white flowers. This sample is associated with two others - (.28b) a purple and white check cotton print and (.28c) a gray taffeta.
Dimensions W-6 L-4.5 inches
Provenance The swatch of dark red cotton print came from a bolt of material "smuggled" through the blockade in 1865. The material sold for $15 per yard in Columbia, South Carolina.
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades
prices