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Potholder

1991.1414 (RS24605)

Description

Linen and cotton needlework potholder, of squared shape, ecru linen with wool embroidered (crewelwork) flowers and 2 birds, in pink, green and yellow; the back and side edge are in cotton; loop at the top corner.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1810
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
crewelwork (technique)
Crewelworked
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
POTHOLDER
potholders
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6.5 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1414
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2955
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