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WWII Good luck scarf?

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Goo\d morning,

Would someone be kind enough to help with the translation and/or information on the photos of what I think is, a good luck towel, a prayer towel or scarf? Also, is the date 1944, August 3rd or March 8th?
Many thanks! Found in a antique store....
 

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I'm not super knowledgable but noting that the writing is a combination of kanji and katakana, which may have been standard practice for the time (these days it would be hiragana).

ティシュTissue
私共ノ宅Our house
1944ー8ー3generally the date would be in Year/Month/Day format, going from the biggest to the smallest unit, so I would interpret as August 3, 1944
横内Yokouchi (family name)
蛯名Ebina? or Ezona? Or maybe I have the first character wrong (the stitched character seems a stroke short). Looks like another surname.
可愛イ家内Cute family
甘イワンダーSweet wonder
三穗九Not sure about this, maybe a place or neighborhood's name?
305if the above is a place, this is probably their address/house number

This looks to me like something a wife (perhaps newlywed) would make for her husband, practicing her needlepoint and embroidery. However, I don't know how much gairaigo (foreign loan words) was in use back then, so the "tissue" and "sweet wonder" lines give me pause as to its authenticity to the supposed date.
 

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The word at the upper left corner would be テシュ, i.e., 亭主, not テシュ, I think.;)
Judging from the wording 私共ノ宅, 可愛イ家内 or 甘イワンダー, and the forms of some kanji, it seems to me that it's a fake made by a non-native Japanese speaker.
 

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The word at the upper left corner would be テシュ, i.e., 亭主, not テシュ, I think.;)
Judging from the wording 私共ノ宅, 可愛イ家内 or 甘イワンダー, and the forms of some kanji, it seems to me that it's a fake made by a non-native Japanese speaker.
Thanks for the info.... much appreciated....
 

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亭主!! I hadn't even encountered that word before. I just read "tissue" cause it's a handkerchief!! o_O:ROFLMAO:

Glad to know I was at least right to be suspicious of the wording. @Toritoribe what did you make of 三穗九?
 

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I have no idea. It doesn't make sense at all. There must be a mistranslation, misunderstanding, miswriting or like that.
 
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