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Pillarprint bedspread

Description

T-shaped; glazed pillarprint with repeating capitals of bouquet of apples and other flowers. Interspace with columns of floral handled baskets and floral bunches. Trellis with woven and dot ground on cream. Woven striped tape edges; gathered ruffles of same on sides and bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1825-1830
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Nurse House. Used At Rebecca Nurse House Association.
Material
cotton (textile)
glazing (coating)
ruffle
stitching
tin (metal)
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Apple
apple (fruit)
baskets (containers)
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Classical
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fruit Basket
glazing (coating)
Hand Stitched
ruffle
Ruffled
stitching
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Trellis
trellises
Dimensions
125 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.90
GUSN
9920
Reference Notes
Schueser & Rufey. English and American Textiles from 1790 to the Present. [No Publisher].
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