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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.13.00202b
Date 1861-1865
Description One of three material swatches are samples of war era dress goods. Each piece is cotton, dyed brown. This is an example of manufactured material.
Owned Mrs. W. B. Williams
Provenance Each donor owned and wore the garment from which the sample came. Mrs. W. B. Williams states that this sample came from "woven Confederate dress goods costing [$250?} during the Civil War."
People Williams, W. B., Mrs.
Subjects civilians