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Catalog Number 2011.013.0004
Object Name Pillowcase
Year Range from 1942
Year Range to 1942
Made Unknown
Place of Origin USA
Description Souvenir pillowcase collected by Roman Lehnen of St. Joe. The pillowcase is cream colored acetate with a light blue satin back and slit along the bottom edge. The edges of the piece are trimmed with gold and blue cording and fringe. The front of the pillowcase is decorated in velvet. Seen at the upper left corner is a navy blue castle. Diagonally across the center of the piece is a banner with the text "Fort Leonard Wood, MO." At the bottom right corner of the pillowcase is a poem titled "Sweetheart." No maker's marks.
People Lehnen, Roman
Search Terms Pillowcase
United States Army
World War II
Fort Leonard Wood
Poem