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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.


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

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Medium or Technique



Textiles and Fashion Arts


Tools & equipment, Household