Hot Pad and Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258182

Description

A) Stiff oval hot pad, white plain-woven linen; fabric is stitched to form shape; B) oval linen cover; round scalloped edges; finished with off-white machine-applied thread; thin linen tape slightly shorter than length sewn at each end on reverse; tape forms a loop for securing cover to hot pad; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
linen (material)
asbestos
cardboard
stitching
machine sewing (technique)
scalloping
Dining
Linen
Pad, Hot

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

10 1/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6293AB

Places

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