Bedspread/Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1760-1810

GUSN

GUSN-11059

Description

Rectangular form comprised of 2 linen panels embroidered with wool yarns in scrolling, allover pattern of flowering, leafy vine in shades of green, yellow and blue.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
coverlets
embroidering
linen (material)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Linen
Wool
Embroidered
Floral
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Embroidered on the top center in cross stitch is ""W.S.""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

75 x 61 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.408

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