Alice Kono's Souvenir Pillowcase from Camp Shelby, Mississippi

Alice Kono's Souvenir Pillowcase from Camp Shelby, Mississippi

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This is Alice Kono's souvenir pillowcase that came from Camp Shelby, which is a military post in Mississippi.
These sentimental pillowcases and covers were sent to family, friends, and loved ones from soldiers stationed at military posts. Most of them were trimmed in fringe and made out of silk, and some had personalized messages to their loved ones stitched on them.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
circa 1940s
Physical Description
felt (overall material)
satin (overall material)
overall: 20 in x 20 in; 50.8 cm x 50.8 cm
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catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Alice Kono
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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