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Object Name:
Housewife
Object ID:
2013.600.203
Date:
c1941
Description:
Canvas fabric pouch with pockets and sleeves which contains sewing equipment for mending clothes. Folds over and ties shut. Contains wool, thread, string, buttons, needles and saftey pins. Exterior has the written number 45752 which is the service number of A J (Jim) Brown. this is his 'Housewife' (pronounced 'hussif') during his service in World War Two.

Title:
Housewife (Hussif)
Dimensions:
W—17.8 L—26 cm
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