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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00021
Description The roll-up style housewife consists of a soft brown leather exterior and a brown velvet interior liner with three blue-green plaid pockets attached. Pieces of fabric are sewn to the bottom pocket with the initials "G. A. W." on the top one. A velvet covered disc (half-inch diameter) is suspended from a string above the bottom pocket. Some of the edges are tattered.
Dimensions W-3.75 L-12.5 inches
Owned George A. White
Provenance George A. White used this housewife during the war.
People White, George A.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework