Potholder

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258061

Description

Round cream-colored potholder with silk border; primary fabric (probably cotton) is textured; machine stitching divides potholder into four quadrants; a few small stitches hold together a small section in one quadrant, giving the object a permanent crimp; from hope chest (acc.no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Cooking
Potholder

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6195

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably United States