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Bedspread

1939.278 (RS34387)

Description

White ground; central medallion of expanding eight-point star; surrounded by intricate floral vine with flowers, leaves, grapes. Border of alternating eight-point stars and bullion-like shells. Vine effect produced by cotton cording; leaves, flowers, etc. by batting.

Details

Maker
Brewster, Elisha, Mrs. (Maker)
Date
1830
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
stitching
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Bedcover
Bedspread
bedspreads
cotton (textile)
quilting
stitching
whitework
Dimensions
65 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.278
Credit Line
Gift of Charlotte N. Cutts
GUSN
40231
Reference Notes
Brackman, B.. Clues in the Calico. [No Publisher].

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