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Bedcover

Description

Bedcover, heavy twill with candlewicking. Central reserve with floral vines surrounding a star. Multiple borders, swag, geometric meander, swag and floral. Twisted fringe around all sides. Embroidered "M.R."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1830
Inscriptions
"M.R." (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
bedcovers
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
floral patterns
geometric patterns
meanders (patterns)
stars
swags
vines
Dimensions
99 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1948.242
Credit Line
Gift of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
63386

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