The definition of homespun is something rough or loosely woven fabric originally made at home with yarn spun at home. The textile usually had a rough surface.
Usually the lettering if on the object would be "folksy humor" or "cracker barrel philosophy" that was a new one for me.
This "collar bag" was made by my husbands great-great grandmother around 1916. My MIL gave it to me years ago. Can you imagine having a special bag just for collars? My MIL always told me it was lady like to wear a collar on your blouse or dress.
This is the original string.
Cracker Barrel Philosophy per Dictionary.com is: something plain, simple and unsophisticated. The term has it's origins from the late 19th century US, where the barrels of soda crackers ended up being the site of informal conversation at the country stores.
Thanking the ABC WEDNESDAY TEAM for the opportunity to have fun every week.