|Description||The roll-up style housewife consists of red wool edged with brown. Two flaps of green and navy wool are attached to the bottom.|
|Dimensions||H-4 L-5 inches|
|Made||unidentified slaves of Col. Reeves|
This is an example of a home-woven needle book housewife.
"Home-woven needle case. Cloth woven in Culpeper Co., Va., in 1700 by the slaves of Col. Reeves."
unidentified African Americans