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Coverlet

1986.1180 (RS25308)

Description

A whole cloth coverlet of butternut colored wool, comprised of three panels and one very narrow panel. The field is quilted with scrolling foliate vines and diagonal lines and is enclosed by a 'running shell' pattern border. The backing is of a slightly yellower color and it is quilted in green wool yarn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
quilting
tabby (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
coverlets
Novelty Weave
Quilted
quilting
tabby (textile)
Vine
vines
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
88.25 x 86 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1180
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51302

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