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Potholder

Description

Berlinwork face divided in four squares: two red and two blue; outlined in black. Edged all around with black, red and white looped fringe, looped at corner. Black velvet back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1870
Inscriptions
Needlepoint on face: At upper left: EXCEPT THE [picture of kettle] At upper right: BOILING [Gothic letter ""W""] At lower left: FILLING THE [picture of pot] At lower right: SPOILS THE [Gothic letter ""T""]
Material
Berlin woolwork
cotton (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Berlin woolwork
Berlinwork
cookware
Cotton
Possibly cotton (textile)
POTHOLDER
potholders
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
5.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.456
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. James P. Tolman
GUSN
8730
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