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Bread Basket Napkin

Description

Square linen table mat with fringe around edges; indent at center of all four sides; border around perimeter with openwork; ear of corn embroidered at apposite corners and inscription at other two opposing corners; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"Hot/ Corn" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United States
Descriptive terms
corn (seed)
Dining
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
Napkin, Bread Basket
napkins (culinary textile)
weaving
Dimensions
20 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6283
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258874

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