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Pot holders

A pair of pot holders. Obverse: printed cotton; a semi-naturalistic floral design in brown on white. Reverse: blue stripes on a white cotton ground. Obverse worn through in some areas.

Provenance

Paper tag with the name, "Mrs. J.M. Rae". From a group of objects listed as "From early American trunk."

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

18th–19th century

Accession Number

44.393a

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Household