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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.11.00134, a
Description The roll-up style housewife is brown silk edged with blue silk and monogrammed with "SGM" on the flap. The housewife is lined with a variety of silk patches and contains a wool plaid-covered circular paper for pins (a).
Dimensions W-3.5 L-14 inches
Owned Samuel G. Mitchell
Owner Regiment 3rd Tennessee Infantry, Co. G
Provenance Pvt. Samuel G. Mitchell owned and used this housewife during the war. He was a member of Co. G, 3rd Tennessee Infantry.
People Mitchell, Samuel G.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework