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Platter with Blue Border

​Octagonal platter with dark blue fringe border. Shards of this pattern found at Halifax, Bath, and Edenton. North Carolina origin;

Object number 1932.3.1

Dimensions: 14” x 11”

Estimated age: 18th century.



What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie