Drawstring bag

Drawstring bag

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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
place made
France
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
ID Number
2011.0086.14
catalog number
2011.0086.14
accession number
2011.0086
Credit Line
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
World War I
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, General
Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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