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Object Name HAIRNET
Catalog Number 0985.01.00007
Date pre-1861
Description The hairnet is made of black dyed cotton.
Dimensions Dia-7 inches
Owned Martha Warren Poole
Made Martha Warren Poole (tentative)
Provenance This hairnet was made of cotton grown on Warren Plantation in White County, Arkansas. Martha Warren Poole, aunt of the donor, wore this hairnet prior to the Civil War.
People Poole, Martha Warren
Subjects headgear
African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)