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Object Name HOUSEWIFE
Catalog Number 0985.00.00092
Description The roll-up style housewife is brown leather lined with white wool flannel. It has a single green silk pocket on the inside; at the end of the roll is a padded pin cushion. The housewife ties with a string.
Dimensions W-4 L-8.25 inches
Owned George Nash Truss
Owner Regiment 10th Alabama Infantry, Co. E
Provenance George Nash Truss owned and used this housewife during the war. He served in Co. E, 10th Alabama Infantry.
People Truss, George Nash
Subjects Sewing
Needlework