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Housewife HC134

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.

date: 1914-1918

manufacturer: Great Britain

maximum dimension: 190mm

subject area: Social Science, Technology

subject themes: War, Military, Conflict, Uniform, Men, WWII

handling collection number: HC134

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