Potholder

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1755-1770

GUSN

GUSN-36833

Description

Square, cream, with floral sprays in brown with blue and red overpainted rosebuds. Maroon satin binding with bow in corner. Padded.

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
cookware
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
textiles
gastronomy
floral patterns
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Spray
Cooking
Unidentified Textile
POTHOLDER

Inscription

Embroidered on front: 1765 Embroidered on reverse: X'ecpt/the/boiling/B./ filling the [teapot]/spoils the T.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.25 x 5.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Miss Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1934.1149

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