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Bedspread

1986.1156 (RS24688)

Description

A pieced, rectangular panel with gathered and pieced flounces on three sides. It has white piping at the seams, and has overall colors of yellow, brown, gray and white pillar and rose print. The central panel is quilted in squares of parallel lines; it is also backed in natural linen. The side panels are unquilted and unlined. There is a cut-out for the bed posts with cotton tape ties at the foot end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1835-1855
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
printing (process)
quilting
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
102 x 104 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1156
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51268

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