Drawstring bag

Description
Small drawstring knitting bag with white bird in blue background. Lace-like edging. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bag
date made
ca 1914-1918
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in; 21.59 cm x 14.605 cm
place made
France
ID Number
2011.0086.14
catalog number
2011.0086.14
accession number
2011.0086
subject
French WWI Stitchery
Military
event
World War I
See more items in
Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
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