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Object Name Housewife
Catalog Number 0985.12.00028
Description The fold-up style needle case consists of a very frayed and dry-rotted wool and cotton calico. A loop attached to the tapered end is for a button closure, but the button is missing.
Dimensions H-11 W-3.25 inches
Made possibly Texas
Provenance "Old needle book." Unknown. Possibly used by a Texas soldier.
Subjects Sewing
Needlework
Kit, Sewing