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Bedspread

Description

Cream cotton thread knit in stockinet and purl stitches to form fan-shaped motifs; openwork edges. Each fan knit separately, then joined together.

Details

Maker
Probably Wilson, Ruth Sawtelle, 1787-1862 (Maker)
Date
ca. 1860
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
cotton (textile)
knitting (process)
openwork
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fan
fans (costume accessories)
Geometric
geometric patterns
Knit
knitting (process)
Open Work
openwork
Purl
Stockinet
Dimensions
22 x 22 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1344
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
9928

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