Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo



Add Comment
add comment
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