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Bedspread

1986.1157 (RS25307)

Description

Comprised of panels of printed cotton patterned with baskets of flowers and fruit. This is on a "moire-like" background and stripe of curling fan fronds in maroon on off-white and quilted with diagonal lines and frond curls. The cut-out lower corners and edge bound in worn polychrome printed cotton. It has a natural linen colored back. The sides have been turned back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1845
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
berry baskets
Cotton
cotton (textile)
flower baskets
Fruit Basket
Linen
linen (material)
Pieced
piecing
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
Transfer Printed
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
100 x 111 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1157
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51269

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