Explore the CollectionTea Cosy

Measurements
23.5cm x 29cm
Place of Origin
Unknown origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1985-023
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Buttonhole Stitch,Hedebo,Whitework,
Objects
Covers,Household Textiles,Tea Cosies,

Physical Description

Two pieces of a white cotton tea cosy cover. Worked in Hedebo style technique on a white cotton jean ground with white cotton thread. Worked in satin, stem and buttonhole stitches, French knots, eyelets, cutwork and Hedebo type fillings. There is a double row of buttonhole around the scalloped edge.

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