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Bedspread

1934.896 (RS269760)

Description

White with large round central medallion; concentric bands of motifs within square frame; stag, dog and bird in corners. Body of spread filled with floral sprig, crowns, stags etc., double border of alternating leaf and flowers; "quilted" body; selvage edges; unbound ends.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1860
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
marseilles
quilting
weaving
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
animals
Aves (class)
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Bird
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Crown
crowns (headdresses)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Industrialization
industrialization
machine-made
Marseilles
marseilles
Mythical Animal
Quilted
quilting
weaving
whitework
Whitework
Woven
Dimensions
97 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.896
GUSN
36756

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