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Object Name Fragment
Catalog Number 0985.03.00036
Description This is a linsey-woolsey cloth. It is a small triangular piece of white cloth and has a rough weave with sienna threads.
Dimensions H-1.5 W-2 inches
Made Georgia, CSA
Provenance A linsey-woolsey cloth (a slave fabric cloth) woven in Georgia during the Civil War.
Search Terms ersatz
homespun
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
Weaving