"Froggie Went a Courtin" placemat

American
Folly Cove Designers (Massachusetts (Gloucester), active 1941–1969), Johsua Tolford (American, 1910–1985)


Object Place: Gloucester, Massachusetts, US

Dimensions

Overall: 43.8 x 30.5 cm (17 1/4 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2071

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, linoleum block print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed placemat with pale green images of frogs and mice on liily pads in graduating sizes; on ivory ground.

Provenance

Purchased by Jean Michie Crafts (b. 1913 - d. 2002), Hillsborough, CA; gift of Jean Michie Crafts to her nephew, Thomas Michie, Providence, RI and Boston; 2011, gift of Thomas Michie to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Thomas Michie