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Object Name FRINGE
Catalog Number 0985.00.00016a
Description This is a fringe-white cotton thread knotted in a net pattern with a thread fringe. It appears to be a curtain fragment.
Dimensions H-24 W-17 inches
Made Alabama, CSA (tentative)
Provenance This is a fringe made during the war out of homespun thread. Possibly made by slaves.
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)