Teapot Cover

Teapot Cover

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Description
Rectangular cover made of two padded sections stitched together along top and sides, the bottom left open and a cord handle attached at top center. Chevron-pattern pieced front consists of three plainweave yellow-orange pieces, the top square pintucked into a diaper pattern, and three plush orange-brown triangles, all bordered by a Z-pattern woven tape; back is one plainweave yellow-orange piece. Lined with plainweave tan or mustard-brown linen. Interior stained. No marks. Part of a seven-piece service (including a padded teapot cover or cozy), DL*66.0537A-G.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cover, teapot
cover, tea urn
date made
1818 - 1819
presentation date on silver service
1819-01-01
place silver service made
United Kingdom: England, Newcastle
place service presented; place used
United Kingdom: England, Whittingham
place used
United Kingdom: England, Northumberland
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
linen (lining material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/8 in x 13 in x 8 1/2 in; 13.0175 cm x 33.02 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
DL.66.0537G
catalog number
66.0537G
accession number
265238
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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