|Description||The roll-up style housewife consists of red leather with green edging, green silk liner and gathered green silk brocade pocket. The housewife contains a padded leather and silk pin cushion and three white cotton-edged black felts.|
|Dimensions||W-4 L-7 inches|
|Owned||Robert E. Ransom, Jr.|
|Made||unknown woman, Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, CSA|
|Provenance||An unidentified lady in the Valley of Virginia made this housewife for Maj. Gen. Robert E. Ransom, Jr. He used it throughout the remainder of the war.|
Ransom, Robert E., Jr.
unidentified woman of Shenandoah Valley, Virginia