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For about $300, a 9-year-old girl named Ashley was sold as a slave. Her mother, Rose, remained a "hoA Stitch N Time: CWU Professor Tracks History Of Embroidered Seed Sack To People Held In Slavery On South Carolina Plantation
She bought the unbleached cotton sack at a flea market in a small Tennessee town in February 2007, aStory Behind Smithsonian “Ashley’s Sack" Uncovered By CWU Professor
For almost a decade, a slavery-era artifact known as “Ashley’s Sack” has intrigued historians