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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.10.00119
Description These swatches are nine small samples of different colors and weave homespuns, attached to a piece of paper board on which is written "Samples of cloth spun and woven by women of Edgefield County, SC during the War of Secession 1861-65."
Dimensions H-10.25 W-7.5 inches
Made unidentified women of Edgefield, South Carolina, CSA
Provenance The nine homespun swatches are "samples of cloth spun and woven by women of Edgefield County, S[outh] C[arolina] during the War of Secession 1861-65."
People unidentified women
unidentified slave (tentative)
unidentified African American (tentative)
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Subjects African Americans
slaves
slavery
weaving
women