Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-11211

Description

Rectangular form comprised of four panels of printed glazed cotton; patterned with a design of a pheasant under a palmlike tree among a bed of flowers; printed on a coffee-colored ground with green, blue, rose, red, and black; self-bound edges; quilted overall in a diamond pattern; has a panelled and pierced back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
chintz
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
quilting
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
Cotton
Chintz
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Mythical Animal
Foliage
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1771