sewing kit

Object number
2009.31.13 ABC
Description
A sewing kit issued by the United States Navy; most likely belonged to Alfred Bryan. The trifold kit is made of a navy blue twill fabric, and has an anchor with the letters "USN" printed on its front. Closes with two navy blue twill ties. On inside, a paper window with an "IDENTIFICATION CARD" (not filled out) can be found at right. At left is a pocket containing two cards of black, white, and navy blue thread (referred to as "regulation" thread on the cards, Made in USA; 2009.31.13 B,C). A safety pin holding three white buttons and three black buttons is pinned to the pocket; two needles with black thread can also be found on the outside of the pocket.
Credit Line
Gift of the Estate of Penelope Chase
Object Type
sewing kits
Subjects
U.S. Navy
Related People & Organizations
Bryan, Alfred (associated)
Bryan, Penelope Chase (associated)