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Bedspread

1920.17 (RS269755)

Description

White; woven candlewicking design with central stylized eight bastioned "snowflake" motif; star in center, angled trees and flowers inside. Body of spread covered in concentric borders; bar and dot; line and chevron with flowering plants; chain, line interspersed with rings and finally chain; self-fringed edge on top and bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
Candlewicked at bottom corner top: LF11
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
machine-made
weaving
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
Industrialization
industrialization
machine-made
Snowflake
snowflakes
Star
stars
weaving
whitework
Whitework
Woven
Dimensions
77 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1920.17
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Margaret Wyman
GUSN
28925

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