Original CIVIL War Soldier's Housewife Sewing Kit, As Seen Many Cw Books
ORIGINAL CIVIL WAR SOLDIER'S "HOUSEWIFE" SEWING KIT, AS IN MANY CIVIL WAR BOOKS. LOOK OVER ALL PICTURES BECAUSE THEY ARE PART OF THE DESCRIPTION AND THE RELICS YOU WILL RECEIVE. THIS IS ANOTHER GREAT PIECE BEING OFFERED, IT IS A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER'S "HOUSEWIFE" ROLL-UP SEWING KIT. IT MEASURES 3 1/4 INCHES LONG X 2 INCHES WHEN ROLLED UP. UNROLLED IT IS 4 1/4 INCHES. IT IS MADE WITH A BROWN LEATHER EXTERIOR WITH PINCUSHION ENDS WHICH HOLD STRAIGHT PINS. MOST CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS OWNED JUST ONE SET OF CLOTHING, WHICH WAS QUICK TO WEAR OUT DURING LONG MARCHES AND MURDEROUS FIGHTING. AS YOU CAN IMAGINE, MENDING CLOTHES WAS A MUST FOR THE SOLDIER. THEREFORE, MOST CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS CARRIED A "HOUSEWIFE", OR SEWING KIT. THEY CONTAINED THE ITEMS NECESSARY TO DARN SOCKS, REPLACE BUTTONS, OR FIX A WHOLE IN THEIR SHIRTS OR JACKETS.
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