Bread Basket Napkin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258874

Description

Square linen table mat with fringe around edges; indent at center of all four sides; border around perimeter with openwork; ear of corn embroidered at apposite corners and inscription at other two opposing corners; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

napkins (culinary textile)
linen (material)
weaving
embroidering
corn (seed)
Dining
Linen
Napkin, Bread Basket

Inscription

"Hot/ Corn" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

20 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6283

Places

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