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Candlewick Bedspread

1949.1018 (RS120101)

Description

White twilled cotton bedspread with fringed sides and bottom. Central candlewick pattern has vase with long floral vine or springs meandering over remainder of spread. Bordered with scalloped vine and large flowers.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1830
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
weaving
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
candlewick spreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
fringe
Fringed
Twilled
Vase
vases
Vine
vines
weaving
Dimensions
102 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1018
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7618

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