Hexagonal beaded hot pad made from blue and white beads woven together by string. Beads are ceramic or possibly glass and 5mm in diameter. Three rows of blue beads alternate with white beads to form concentrically smaller hexagons. Pads were supposedly made by Nanny Tubbs, the mother of Emma T. Tubbs Schultz.
L. 21 x W. 16 x H. 0.5 cm (L. 8.3 x W. 6.3 x H. 0.2 in)
Place of Origin
Gift to Texas Memorial Museum, by Mrs. William M. Schultz (Emma T. Tubbs), 12/15/1941.
Artisan or Artist
Tubbs, Nanny. [attributed to]
ceramics ; glass ; trivets ; beadwork
Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- clay -- clay products -- ceramic (material) ; Materials Facet -- Materials (Hierarchy Name) -- materials (matter) -- inorganic material -- glass (material) ; Objects Facet -- Furnishings and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- Tools and Equipment (Hierarchy Name) -- equipment -- trivets ; Objects Facet -- Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name) -- Visual Works (Hierarchy Name) -- visual works (works) -- beadwork (visual works)
Tools and Equipment for Materials -- food processing and preparation tools and equipment -- food preparation accessories -- trivet -- pad, hot ; Communication Artifacts -- art -- beadwork ;
culinary equipment -- trivets ; visual works -- beadwork
Women artisans and artists
Texas Memorial Museum Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
Local Resource Number
Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin
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