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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.11.00138
Description The roll-up style housewife consists of red and white striped cotton with a blue and white diagonally patterned cotton liner. It has a flap of white wool paisley for needles. The pocket contains white cotton strips and a small fabric-covered paper for pins.
Dimensions W-3.5 L-14 inches
Owned George F. Hager
Owner Regiment 2nd Tennessee Cavalry (Forrest's Cavalry), Co. G
Provenance Capt. George F. Hager used this housewife during the war. He served in Co. G, 2nd Tennessee Cavalry (Forrest's Cavalry).
People Hager, George F.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework