Examples of Pottery Rims

Examples of Pottery Rims.
The flat rims are inverted and bear the impressions of what appear to be cords. Some authorities suggest that they may be Norman or Breton in origin. Fishermen from these regions are known to have been in eastern Newfoundland in the early 1500s.

Reproduced by permission of the Colony of Avalon Foundation, Ferryland, Newfoundland, © 2001.

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