Civil War Era Soldier’s Housewife – SOLD

An item found in the haversack of most soldiers in the Civil War era.

SKU: JM21- 75 Category:

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Description

Typical for the period, and made using various scrap pieces of textiles that were found in the average home of the period.

It is 16 inches long and 4 inches wide. It would have carried in its several pockets, spare buttons, thread, thimble, other miscellaneous sewing supplies as well as needles and pins, etc.

Very colorful and a great display item.

Additional information

Weight .5 lbs