Potholder

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-2955

Description

Linen and cotton needlework potholder, of squared shape, ecru linen with wool embroidered (crewelwork) flowers and 2 birds, in pink, green and yellow; the back and side edge are in cotton; loop at the top corner.

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
cookware
crewelwork (technique)
embroidering
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Linen
Wool
Crewelworked
Embroidered
POTHOLDER

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Related Items

Title Potholder Accession Number 1991.1413

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

6.5 x 6.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1414