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1929.550 (RS269380)

Description

Rectangular, off white; candlewicked overall; central motif concentric diamonds with foliate sprouts in field of dots surrounded by undulating flowering vine; foliated concentric diamonds in corners; line border. Sides of dotted ground; undulating flowering vine at inside; foliated uneven bracketed line at outside. Applied knotted fringe at sides and sides of bottom; center additional, plain, flap; shaped pillow gusset at top.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1845
Inscriptions
Attached sewn tape at bottom: STEVENS
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
piecing
stitching
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
candlewick spreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Hand Stitched
Pieced
piecing
stitching
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
103 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.550
GUSN
32700

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