Potholder

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1840-1870

GUSN

GUSN-8730

Description

Berlinwork face divided in four squares: two red and two blue; outlined in black. Edged all around with black, red and white looped fringe, looped at corner. Black velvet back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

potholders
cookware
Berlin woolwork
cotton (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
wool (textile)
Wool
Cotton
Velvet
Berlinwork
POTHOLDER

Inscription

Needlepoint on face: At upper left: EXCEPT THE [picture of kettle] At upper right: BOILING [Gothic letter ""W""] At lower left: FILLING THE [picture of pot] At lower right: SPOILS THE [Gothic letter ""T""]

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5.5 x 5.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James P. Tolman

Accession Number

1924.456

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