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Potholder

Description

Square, cream, with floral sprays in brown with blue and red overpainted rosebuds. Maroon satin binding with bow in corner. Padded.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1755-1770
Inscriptions
Embroidered on front: 1765 Embroidered on reverse: X'ecpt/the/boiling/B./ filling the [teapot]/spoils the T.
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
textiles
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cooking
cookware
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
gastronomy
Hand Stitched
POTHOLDER
potholders
Spray
stitching
textiles
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Textile
Dimensions
5.25 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1149
Credit Line
Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith
GUSN
36833
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