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Bedspread

Description

Rectangular form comprised of four panels of printed glazed cotton; patterned with a design of a pheasant under a palmlike tree among a bed of flowers; printed on a coffee-colored ground with green, blue, rose, red, and black; self-bound edges; quilted overall in a diamond pattern; has a panelled and pierced back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
chintz
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
quilting
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
animals
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Chintz
chintz
Cotton
cotton (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Foliage
foliation (pattern)
Mythical Animal
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
scrolling foliage
Transfer Printed
Accession Number
1991.1771
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11211

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