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Bedspread

1949.1030 (RS120113)

Description

White-on-white candlewick bedspread; cut corners for posts. Central urn of flowers surrounded by curvy wave-like border. Next border: vine with grapes and leaves. Outer border: swags and bows. Fringe on three sides of knotted diamonds basted onto netted fabric. Unlined.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1805-1830
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
knotting
net (textile)
tufting
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Bow
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fringe
fringe
Knotted
knotting
Leaf
Net
net (textile)
Swag
swags
Tufted
tufting
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
88 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.1030
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
8113

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