Potholder

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258066

Description

Circular potholder made of plain-woven, possibly synthetic paisley fabric; black, dark yellow, red, blue, green and two shades of purple; jhemmed with machine stitch about a half inch from edge and a whip stitch along side seam; a round hook of wire covered with orange thread is affixed to one side; from hope chest (acc.no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
synthetic
cotton (textile)
wire
paisley
Cooking
Potholder

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6199

Places

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