Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1992.234, T1407
Khaki hussif that belonged to Pearl Dawson, Auckland Vet, c 1905-1920
Stamped in faded black to inner upper of pouch: "Auckland Women's Patriotic League"
This is a receptacle for holding needles, pins, safety pins, buttons and thread etc for men in the field to alter or mend their own clothing. They were rolled up and tied with the tapes for easy transport and storage.
World War II
28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918
- home front
1 January 1939 to 31 December 1945
World War 1, 1914-18, Wars
World War 2, Wars
Stamped in faded black to inner upper of pouch: "Auckland Women's Patriotic League" (M)
- 0 - Whole height x width x depth/length : x 465mm
- 0 - Whole width : 270mm
Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's
System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title) Robert Chenhall
Nashville/Tennessee/USA (Place of Publication) (nomenclature)
14 May 1997
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