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Candlewick bedspread

Description

Rectangular, lightweight, white cotton; woven candlewicking patterning of double rows of tufting. Central starburst motif; radiating lines out to six concentric double line borders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1885
Associated Building
Original To Spencer-Pierce-Little House. Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
machine-made
tabby (textile)
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
candlewick spreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
machine-made
Novelty Weave
Starburst
stars
tabby (textile)
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
90.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.417
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50832

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