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Description

Square. Side one: checkerboard quilt; dark green silk and satin; red, black and grey plaid. Side two: very irregular patchwork quilting; black and white check and gingham of different sizes. Green and yellow patches; lavender check; red, black and grey plaid. Large cream center section.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1830
Inscriptions
Business label printed in gold at center front: Mellie Pressey/Millinery Parlors/Pembroke Block./Manchester/N.H.
Material
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Accessories
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Potholder
potholders
quilting
satin
silk (textile)
Accession Number
1964.381
Credit Line
Gift of the Misses Ruth A. and Dorcas L. Woodbury
GUSN
47079

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