Hexagonal beaded hot pad is made from blue and white beads 5mm in diameter. Beads are ceramic or glass. Three blue bands alternate with white bands to form concentrically smaller hexagons. It was supposedly made by Nanny Tubbs who was the mother of Emma T. Tubbs Schultz.
L. 16 x W. 14 x H. 0.5 cm (L. 6.3 x W. 5.5 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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