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Bedspread

1960.61 (RS269377)

Description

White; rounded corners at front. Candlewicking of large central spreading stemmed flowering plant; smaller flower at base. Border of swag, double at top; fringed edges.

Details

Maker
Possibly Sackett, Harriet (Maker)
Date
1809-1819
Inscriptions
Candlewicking at top: 1819/Westfield Sept/ Harriet Sackett's
Location of origin
Westfield (?), MA, USA
Material
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
dimity
fringe
stitching
whitework
Object type
Bedding
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
BEDSPREAD
bedspreads
Candlewicked
candlewicking (embroidering)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
dimity
Dimity
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Hand Stitched
stitching
whitework
Whitework
Dimensions
90.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.61
GUSN
9977

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