Potholder

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1862-1870

GUSN

GUSN-38858

Description

White linen ground. Wool cross-stitch of two figures. Women in orange; man in red; black faces, hands and feet; whole bead eyes. Bound with blue and white checked silk; edged with blue cord; silk loop center top. Back dark blue and black satin striped silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
cookware
cross-stitching
linen (material)
stripes
silk (textile)
textiles
wool (textile)
emancipation
humor
slavery
Linen
Wool
Silk
Cross-stitched
Satin Stripe
Classical Figure
Abolition
Slavery
Humor
Unidentified Textile
POTHOLDER

Inscription

Cross-stitched in black on face below figures: We's Free

Related Items

Title Potholder Accession Number 1932.61
Title Potholder Accession Number 1932.62

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

6 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1936.993