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1991.1413 (RS35184)

Description

Embroidered wool on black-felt pot holder in geometric floral design, glazed cotton reverse. Brightly colored wool embroidery (done in red, pink, blues, greens, yellows, and browns with beige outlines on black background). Backing is in brown polished cotton stitched together with beige blanket-stitch. A bit of black cotton tape forms a hanger.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
felt (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
Felt
felt (textile)
POTHOLDER
potholders
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
5.75 x 5.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1413
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2954
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