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Bedspread

Description

Four poster coverlet with candlewicked embroidered design on top and gathered, with ribbed cotton. It drops to the floor on three sides. On an overshot white cotton background is a large spread-winged eagle over a stylized urn, surrounded by a floral vine and at the foot of the bed. At the base of the urn is an embroidered phrase.

Details

Maker
Morison, Mary Ann Hopkins (Maker)
Date
1814/10/01
Inscriptions
Embroidered on the front at the base of the urn is: October 1st, 1814, Mary Ann Morison.
Location of origin
NH, USA
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
Object type
Bedding
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Eagle
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Urn
urns
Dimensions
105 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1674
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
11987

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