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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.02.00117
Description The roll-up style housewife is constructed of red and black check silk and contains a white silk covered pin cushion. A blue paper of four white shirt buttons is enclosed.
Dimensions W-3 L-2.25 inches
Owned James Jacquelin Daniel [J. J. Daniel]
Owner Regiment 2nd Florida Infantry, Co. G
Made Daniel family, Creator unknown member
Provenance This housewife was one of many made by Col. James Jacquelin Daniel's family in Jacksonville, Florida during the war. Col. Daniel gave this one to 2nd Lieutenant M. A. Knight of Company G, 2nd Florida Infantry. Knight carried the housewife all during the war.
People Daniel family
Daniel, James Jacquelin
Knight, M. A.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework