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Object Name Pouch, Tobacco
Catalog Number 0985.04.00065
Description This is a red silk taffetta tobacco pouch with a multi-colored embroidery: crossed flags, leaves, a Confederate shield, and initials "SBB". It also has a drawstring closure with a red silk cord and tassels (tassels are at the bottom). The pouch still holds wrapped pieces of tobacco.
Dimensions H-6 W-4 inches
Owned Simon Bolivar Buckner
Made Miss Smith, presumably of Louisiana, CSA or USA
Provenance A tobacco pouch made for Lt. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner by a Miss Smith of Louisiana and presented to him by her during the war 1861-1865.
People Buckner, Simon Bolivar
Smith, Miss
Search Terms flag imagery
Subjects gifts
women