A cotton Housewife which would have orginally been white. Pocket holds sewing equipment including, two balls of wool, a plastic thimble, a packet of needles and cotton thread. Closes with two tape ties.
This is a British Army issue Housewife given to soldiers during WWI and WWII.
manufacturer: Great Britain
maximum dimension: 190mm
subject area: Social Science, Technology
subject themes: War, Military, Conflict, Uniform, Men, WWII
handling collection number: HC134