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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.10.00061
Description The roll-up style housewife consists of a brown leather exterior and an interior with two blue velvet pockets. The interior contains six pieces of red, white, and blue wool flannel at one end (for pins), two braided ties, and two covered buttons. The ties secure the housewife when rolled.
Dimensions W-3 L-7 inches
Owned David E. Gordon
Provenance Capt. David E. Gordon of South Carolina used this houswife during the war.
People Gordon, David E.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework