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Whitework bedspread

1980.40 (RS269383)

Description

T-shaped white; large central potted flower with initials above; trailing vines with oak leaves and flowers along sides and bottom. Smaller vine across lower center with federal eagles. Knotted net fringe along sides and bottom.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1840
Inscriptions
Candlewicked at top center: DWH
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
stitching
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Descriptive terms
America
American
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Eagle
Floral
floral patterns
fringe
Fringe
Hand Stitched
Leaf
oak leaf (motif)
stitching
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
124 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1980.40
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.
GUSN
9972

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