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Indian Bedspread

1991.1404 (RS24649)

Description

Large, rectangular 2 panels of even-weave cotton printed with central field of leafy sprigs, flowerheads and paisley devices enclosed by 3 banded borders. Inner border of large flowerheads within shaded reserves are enclosed by flowering vine on outer borders. Printed in shades of brick red, blue, yellow, green, or black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900-1950
Inscriptions
Stamped in a corner is ""MEDIUM FAST/MADE IN/BRITISH INDIA""
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
100 x 70 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1404
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2929

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