Oval-shaped platter, white with grayish blue floral pattern, handles on each end are in the form of leaves, gold outlines visible on handles, chips on back.
The dishes in 1971.29.1 through 7 were given to the donor’s mother, Alice Nevenzel Brower (1864-1927), as a wedding gift in 1894 when Alice married Gerrit Brower (1869-1922). Alice and Gerrit were residents of Hamilton, MI.
The gift came from Anna Van Raalte Kleinheksel (1856-1914), daughter of A.C. and Christina Van Raalte. Alice worked as a maid for Ann Van Raalte Kleinheksel.
Gift ofMaatman, Gena