Pot Holder

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-268879

Description

Hot pad; linen or cotton fabric in tan-colored with pattern printed in blue; different shapes, such as cheery, stars, floral, geometric, and possibly oriental characters are printed; construction is a rectanble-shaped fabric, lined with cotton batting; folded over itself, sewn down (by machine) and then filled with more cotton batting; looks homemade. In hope chest (1998.6174)

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
linen (material)
cotton (textile)
weaving
printing (process)
geometric patterns
cherry (wood)
Cooking
Pad, Hot

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6202

Places

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