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Bedspread/Coverlet

1992.408 (RS24602)

Description

Rectangular form comprised of 2 linen panels embroidered with wool yarns in scrolling, allover pattern of flowering, leafy vine in shades of green, yellow and blue.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1760-1810
Inscriptions
Embroidered on the top center in cross stitch is ""W.S.""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
coverlets
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
75 x 61 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.408
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11059

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