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Bedcover

Description

Rectangular form comprised of 2 panels of woven white linen patterned with blue double-line "window-pane" checks. Each check embroidered with flower head on leafy sprig device and six-petal flowers in corners in navy blue wool. Self fringe on three sides. Handsewn center seam.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
bedcovers
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Checked
checker pattern
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
86 x 72 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1446.1-2
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2966

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