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Object Name Case, Needle
Catalog Number 0985.13.00441
Date 1863
Description The housewife consists of a round needlecase with a brown leather exterior. It has a separate interior pincushion with a painted 2nd National flag decoration. Eight pins are stuck in the edge.
Dimensions Dia-2.25 inches
Owned unidentified Confederate soldier
Event Battle of Chancellorsville
Provenance The housewife was found on the battlefield at Chancellorsville in 1863.
People unidentified Confederate soldier
Search Terms flag imagery
Battle of Chancellorsville
found on battlefield
Subjects Sewing