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Object Name Blanket, Saddle
Catalog Number 0985.13.00201
Description Irregular piece of tanned sheepskin with wool still on.
Dimensions W-18 inches
Owned Wade Hampton; Thomas T. Towles
Provenance According to museum records: "Gen. Wade Hampton used this sheepskin rug (or saddle pad) in his tent. He gave it to Dr. Thomas T. Towles, father of the donor and doctor in Hampton's camp. The sheepskin was in almost contstant use since the war"
People Hampton, Wade
Towles, Thomas T.
Search Terms horse equipment
Subjects animals
horses
saddles
Saddlery
Medical personnel
Gifts