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Needle book
Description Green velvet needle book with white beadwork decoration used by Bessie Cambell of St. Cloud, Minnesota during the Civil War. The beadwork forms a border around the edge of the book and a star pattern at its center. A pink ribbon serves as a handle and closure. The book encloses a single needle and is lined with green checked silk.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/2 inches height case
3 inches width case
1 inch depth case
Nomenclature Housewife (container)
Subjects Owned/used by: Cambell, Miss Bessie
Used during Civil War
Used in Saint Cloud, Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Household. Needlework. Sewing. Containers, Holders, & Boxes
Household. Needlework. Sewing. Needles & Pins
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9051.3