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Bedspread

1986.1176 (RS25309)

Description

Of rectangular form with a centered panel of fine cotton woven in a stripe pattern in shades of brown, green, purple, blue and off-white. It is quilted in 'fish scale' pattern and enclosed by side pieces of flower and pillar-printed cotton in red and beige. The center stripe panel also has large square patches of pillar-print. The pillar-print is unquilted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1840
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Geometric
geometric patterns
hashira-e
Pieced
piecing
Pillar Print
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
Transfer Printed
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
84 x 81 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1176
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51299

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