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Object Name Blouse
Catalog Number 0985.10.00082a
Description White silk blouse with light red silk embroidery on wrist cuffs, neck collar, and down front opening. Slightly gathered at self waistband, long gathered sleeves. Two hook-and-eye closure at waist. Holes where brooches may have been pinned, center front.
Material Fabric/Silk
Owned Mrs. James E. Spears
Owner Regiment 24th South Carolina Infantry, Co. B, "PeeDee Rifles"
Provenance The blouse was apparently donated with the green silk taffeta dress by Mrs. J. E. Spears of Marlboro County, South Carolina as part of her bridal trousseau. She married Capt. James E. Spears on February 9, 1860.
People Spears, James E., Mrs.
Subjects weddings
marriage