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 Person

Field, Sarah Maria Moore

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

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)