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Pot holder

Object Number: 
1942.192
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 13.3 x 13.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: throughout: "EXCEPT THE / BOILING B / FILLING THE / SPOILS THE T"
Description: 
Square red and green potholder with woolen needlepoint on linen ground, filled and backed with cotton fabric; needlepoint quadrant design with kitchen verse, twisted yarn edging and loop.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. James King Hand
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group