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Object Name Coverlet
Catalog Number 0985.13.00527
Description There are two samples (one larger, one smaller) of a white cotton coverlet with a paper pattern (.527a).
Material Fabric/Cloth/Cotton
Dimensions L-25.5 inches
Provenance A sample of a specimen of work done on a loom which was used during the Confederacy. Note that for a counterpane a paper pattern was used.
Subjects African Americans (tentative)
slaves (tentative)
slavery (tentative)
Bedspreads
Blankets
weaving
Fabric production
women