Overall: 1/8 x 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 0.3 x 18.4 x 13.3 cm )
Rectangle of braided jute matting from the maintop of the U.S. sailing frigate "Cumberland," rammed and sunk by the Confederate ironclad "Merrimac"in 1862.
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Fairchild
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