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Tasseled bedspread

Description

White; candlewicked large central framed potted flower within scrolling flowering vine. Zig-zag and diamond border; applied netting with tassel fringe along sides and bottom; quilted.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1815-1830
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
quilting
stitching
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Places
Possibly Connecticut (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Hand Stitched
Quilted
quilting
stitching
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
88 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.789
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William F. Hopson
GUSN
52410
Reference Notes
Safford and Bishop. America's Quilts and Coverlets. [No Publisher].

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