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Altar cloths of white linen in Chaplain Kit of Army Chaplain Louis J. Beasley

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Used by:
Louis J. Beasley, American, 1907 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
linen
Dimensions:
H x W (.1): 13 5/8 × 44 in. (34.6 × 111.8 cm)
H x W (.2): 13 5/8 × 44 1/2 in. (34.6 × 113 cm)
Type:
communion sets
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939-1944
Description:
Altar cloths made of white plain woven linen. The rectangular cloths have a wide hemmed edge that is turned to the back and machine stitched. Both altar cloths .1 and .2 are the same.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Louis J. Beasley Family
Object number:
2013.205.1.12.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c849f89-38c0-4152-8949-68f38492eec2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.205.1.12.1-.2