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298 Ladies Lint Societies

©2019 24” x 24”  The 4 1/2” blocks arranged in an eye-catching setting honor the efforts of women to support their husbands, sons, brothers, and friends. During the Civil War, groups of women gathered to unravel or scrape fine linen cloth, often from tablecloths or clothing, to create lint, a soft and absorbent material to treat soldiers’ wounds.