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Candlewicked coverlet

1966.1969 (RS269379)

Description

T-shaped, white; top divided into diamonds by tufted lines with maple leaves. Three ring sprigs inside. Sides of scrolling grape vines. Fringed sides and bottom; bottom edges rounded.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1865
Associated Building
Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
piecing
stitching
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
candlewick spreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Coverlet
coverlets
Floral
floral patterns
fringe
Fringe
Hand Stitched
leaf (plant material)
maple (wood)
Mapleleaf
Pieced
piecing
stitching
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
106 x 111 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1969
GUSN
66690

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