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Object Name CANDLE
Catalog Number 0985.03.00125
Date 1864
Description The candle consists of wax around a cotton string, wound originally around a bottle or glass.
Dimensions H-1.5 W-3.5 inches
Owned Katharine Stiles
Made Katharine Stiles, Habersham County, Georgia, CSA, 1864
Provenance Katharine Stiles made the "Confederate candle" (ersatz) in Habersham County, Georgia, in 1864.
People Stiles, Katherine Clay
Search Terms ersatz
Subjects Lighting
Candles
Candlemaking
women