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Bedspread

1959.1223 (RS269378)

Description

White spread, woven raised candlewicking-like designs of sawtooth edged [symbols]; rococco-like scrolling flowers, above; points in field of dot-line diamonds, below; stars, center. Sides and bottom flaps: large scrolling rococco leaves with rows of leaves along edge with zig-zag border; drawstring cutouts; applied knotted fringe with tape binding.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Used At Marrett House (Standish, Me.). Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
machine-made
weaving
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
industrialization
Industrialization
machine-made
Star
stars
weaving
whitework
Whitework
Woven
Dimensions
102 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.1223
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46258

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