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Bedspread

Description

Rectangular off-white cotton bedspread with two rounded cut-out corners and knotted fringe on all sides; central motif is woven oval composition of flowers (probably tulips); borders composed of woven field of flowers (possibly violets) enclosed by straight lines and rows of crossed tulips; informal bunches of tulips appear in spaces abetween borders and central motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1900
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
Bedding
Bedspread
bedspreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
weaving
Dimensions
94 1/2 x 79 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6371
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
GUSN
259006

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