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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00261
Description The roll-up style housewife is green leather lined with brown cotton silesia. Each individual inner pocket is marked in ink to designate its purpose, i.e., "Buttons, Comb," etc. Small white buttons are used to close the pockets.
Dimensions W-8.25 L-28 inches
Owned M. G. Tarrh
Owner Regiment 21st South Carolina Infantry
Provenance M. G. Tarrh used this housewife during the war. He served as a Capt. in the 21st South Carolina Infantry
People Tarrh, Melford G.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework