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Potholder

Description

Tan open weave linen ground. Two figures needlepointed in wool: woman in red and green with yellow hat; man in red and brown, with black faces, hands and feet. Bound all around with red wool tape. Red wool back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1870
Inscriptions
Embroidered in black wool on face above and below figures: WE'S gwine norr-/good bye dixie-
Material
Berlin woolwork
embroidering
linen (material)
stitching
textiles
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Abolition
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
Classical Figure
cookware
emancipation
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
Humor
humor
Leno Weave
Linen
linen (material)
POTHOLDER
potholders
Slavery
slavery
stitching
textiles
Unidentified Textile
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
6 x 5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.61
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Lydia G. Chace
GUSN
34576
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