Yellowware Mug

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Title

Yellowware Mug

Description

American production of yellowware ceramics, named for the yellow hue of the clay used, centered on New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This nearly-complete mug was decorated by trailing bands of darker or lighter clay across the surface as it was worked on a pottery wheel.

Source

Recovered from excavation prior to construction of Rutgers-Camden dormitory at 330 Cooper Street, Camden, N.J.

Publisher

Rutgers University-Camden

Date

c. 1830-1920; photograph, July 2018

Contributor

Lucy Davis (Graduate Student, American Material Culture, Spring 2018); photograph by Jacob Lechner.

Rights

Collection of Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts

Relation

Affleck, Richard, George Cress, Ingrid Weubber, Rebecca White, Kimberly Morrell, and Thomas Kutys. Phase II and Data-Recovery Archaeological Excavations of the Smith-Maskell Site Cooper Street Development Camden, New Jersey. Archaeological Excavation Report, Burlington: URS Corporation.

Collection

Citation

“Yellowware Mug,” Learning From Cooper Street, accessed April 22, 2024, https://omeka.camden.rutgers.edu/items/show/31.

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