Slavery Artifacts: Metal Folding Cup
A note from his grandaunt accompanies the folding cup brought in by Mr. Taylor. This is his great-grandmother’s folding cup that she used in the field while enslaved in Mississippi. This artifact would have been essential to his great-grandmother, who would not have been allowed to share the same utensils as her slavemaster, and needed to drink while at work in the fields all day.
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