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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.03.00187
Date ca. 1861-1865
Description The cloth is actually a "set" of thirteen samples of cotton and wool homespun sewn to a paper card.
Material textile (cotton, wool); paper
Dimensions W-5.5 L-9.5 inches
Made Georgia, CSA
Provenance The thirteen pieces of homespun sewn to the card are samples of cloth woven on hand looms in Georgia during the war. Possibly made by slaves.
People unidentified slave (tentative)
unidentified African American (tentative)
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)