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Bedspread

Description

Candlewicking; large octagon motif with floral medallion in center; four trees attached to octagon pointing inward. Surrounded by swirling floral lines framed by open two banded swag garland; floral motifs inside; dangling tassels. Sawtooth border along edges.

Details

Maker
Sprague, Abagail S. (Maker)
Date
1821
Inscriptions
In ink at top: Wrought by/Abagail S. Sprague/ 1821
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
stitching
textiles
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
stitching
textiles
Tree
trees
Unidentified Textile
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
102 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.6
GUSN
50581

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