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Potholder

Description

Round. Side one: quilted with cream and green stripes; silk and silk satin. Side two: cream cotton. Green silk binding. Lavender silk ribbon loop.

Details

Maker
Croswell, Ruth Pierce, 1764- (Maker)
Date
ca. 1858
Inscriptions
In black ink on reverse side: The Lord hath made be us/his holy arm in the right of/all the nations; and all the ends/of the earth shall see the revolution/of God; the watchmen shall/see eye to eye with the voice together/shall they sing Keep Sake/for Mifs Mary Hopkins. from/her old friend Ruth Croswell/aged 94 1858
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Probably New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
cookware
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
POTHOLDER
potholders
Quilted
quilting
Satin
satin
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
6 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.222
GUSN
33185

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