Tea-cosy, machine knitted wool/ceramic, 'Jest a Cosy', Jennifer Layther, Adelaide, 1988
Machine knitted in black, orange and grey. The dome shape is formed by vertical rows of densley packed isoscoles triangles,decreasing in size from 5cm to 2cm towards the top. Each row of triangles alternated in colour from black and grey to black and yellow/orange and are staggered so that each row fills the gap left between the trangles in other rows. The cosy has been knitted as one piece. An opening is on either side for spout and handle.
It is padded and the lining is in black stocking stitch.
Stitched into the centre top is a ceramic head of a jester wearing a 3 pointed hat.